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Can you just throw away used gift cards?
If you do have old plastic gift cards and want to dispose of them safely, Enck recommends throwing them away in the trash. "Definitely don't put it in your recycling bin, and contact companies and tell them to stop making PVC gift cards as soon as possible."
How do I get rid of gift cards?
Sell or Trade on a Gift Card Exchange Site You can recoup some of the card's value if you sell or exchange it for a card you'll use. Opt for legit gift card exchange sites like CardCash and Raise—which also guarantee the value of your new card for at least 45 days after you buy them.
Do gift cards go in the recycling?
PVC gift and credit cards may be accepted at your local transfer station, but they cannot be placed in most curbside recycling program bins. Add your ZIP code to this Earth911 recycling search to see if you have local options. TerraCycle offers paid mail-in programs for PVC cards.
What can you do with old gift cards?
7 Ways to Repurpose Gift Cards
- Re-gift unwanted cards. Sometimes, you receive a gift card that doesn't really work for you.
- Recycle spent cards.
- Reload spent cards.
- Make a card tool.
- Use gift cards as a wallet spacer.
- Make a craft.
- Don't use plastic cards at all!
Should I throw away empty gift cards?
You can turn them into something environmentally friendly. Not all gift cards are recyclable, but that doesn't mean you can't reuse them. Hold onto them to use them as a bookmark, or even use them to clean your house.