Apr 26, 2018

What do you do when you’re an Emmy Award–winning animator with scores of tapes — spanning years of technology advances — gathering dust in boxes? When WNBC, the flagship station of the NBC television network, set out to help a Manhattan woman figure out her options for recycling magnetic media like this, they called in Earth911 editor-in-chief Haley Shapley for assistance. Watch the segment to learn about some challenges and opportunities for recycling VHS tapes and other magnetic media:

If you’d like more information about recycling videotapes, read this story: The VHS and Cassette Tape Recycling Dilemma.

By Earth911

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