Cassette Tapes Alternative ways to recycle Recycle with E-Waste An estimated 50 million tons of E-Waste is produced each year! It is illegal to dispose of these materials in our landfills, or our trash cans. Examples of -waste includes televisions, computers, printers, fax machines, cell phones, and tablets. Please help the City of Oceanside recycle Electronic Waste. It is easy with the following enhanced services: Schedule a Curbside Pick-up: Residents can schedule curbside collection of up to five e-waste items three times annually. To schedule a free e-waste pick up, call Waste Management’s Customer Service line at least 24 hours in advance of your pick up day. Call (760) 439-2824. E-waste may also be dropped off at Waste Management’s buyback center at 2880 Industry Street, Tuesday through Saturday, 8 am to 4 pm (closed 12:00 pm – 12:40 pm for lunch) at no charge. Proof of Oceanside residency is required. Recycle the Plastic Casing Only The cassette’s plastic casing can be recycled as long as the magnetic tape inside is removed. The magnetic tape is not recyclable. Alternative Ways to Recycle Mail to GreenDisk GreenDisk is a company that provides secured and audited disposal of personal property stored on digital media. Through their Technotrash Pack-It program, they will dispose of any unwanted audio cassette and VHS tapes. Find out more about their services. Ways to Reduce Donate Used Tapes Consider dropping off old audio cassette tapes at your nearest library or thrift store, which extends their lifespan.