Companies such as GreenCitizen in California offer recycling for old VHS tapes, and most accept tapes via mail. Devices such as a VHS to DVD Converter can transfer the video on the VHS tapes to a DVD or video file before recycling.Continue Reading
Another option for VHS tapes is donating them to Goodwill, Salvation Army or a local library. Although the technology is obsolete, there are still many people and institutions that use VCRs.
Originally produced by a Japanese company, JVC, VHS tapes made their first appearance in the United States in 1977. The tapes had the ability to record up to two hours of programming.Learn more about Television & Video