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Disposing of VHS

Postby Lady tehMa » Jan 22nd, 2013, 11:43 am

How would one go about disposing of VHS tapes? Are they recyclable, or are they garbage? During a hunt for a novel in the storage cubby I happened upon rather a lot of the vhs tapes, home taped and bought. They are taking up space I could use otherwise, so I would like to get rid of them (especially since we now have it all on dvd).

Thanks for any (helpful) input! :spinball:
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Re: Disposing of VHS

Postby grammafreddy » Jan 22nd, 2013, 12:03 pm

The Rutland Thrift Store might take the commercially produced ones. Value Village also will accept them.
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Re: Disposing of VHS

Postby Fancy » Jan 22nd, 2013, 12:13 pm

There was just an ad on the radio this morning regarding the recyling places in town taking all sorts of items - maybe old tapes are included.
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Re: Disposing of VHS

Postby Bsuds » Jan 22nd, 2013, 1:22 pm

Roadster took mine (movies). lol
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Re: Disposing of VHS

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Re: Disposing of VHS

Postby Static » Jan 22nd, 2013, 3:13 pm

What's a vHS tape?
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Re: Disposing of VHS

Postby Fancy » Jan 22nd, 2013, 3:15 pm

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Re: Disposing of VHS

Postby Fancy » Jan 22nd, 2013, 3:23 pm

Can still buy VHS camera recorders on kijiji but they get heavy after a while.
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Re: Disposing of VHS

Postby Ken7 » Sep 11th, 2013, 8:06 am

Static wrote:What's a vHS tape?


It's after the 8 track.
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Re: Disposing of VHS

Postby Lady tehMa » Sep 13th, 2013, 10:42 am

As it turns, out, you can take them to the Battery Doctor and they will dispose of them for free. :)
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