Mouse Recycling

What are the benefits of recycling a computer mouse?

Recycling a computer mouse provides numerous benefits. It helps reduce the amount of plastic, metal and other materials that end up in landfills, which can be harmful to the environment over time. Additionally, recycling prevents resources from being wasted and conserves energy. By recycling computer mice, valuable raw materials can be recovered and reused in manufacturing, thus reducing the need to draw from natural resources. 

What are the consequences of not recycling a computer mouse?

If a computer mouse is not recycled properly, the material it is made of will end up in landfills. This can have a detrimental effect on the environment because some materials used to make computer mice, such as plastics and metals, are non-biodegradable. Furthermore, those materials may also contain hazardous substances that could potentially leach into the soil, contaminating it and affecting plants, animals and people. 

How can I prevent my computer mouse from ending up in a landfill?

Cohen is a great option for computer mouse recycling. Cohen follows the highest standards of environmental protection and safety, so you can trust that your recycling experience will be efficient and eco-friendly. 

What recyclable materials are in a computer mouse?

Computer mice generally contain recyclable materials such as plastic, metal, electronic components, and metal alloys. The body of a computer mouse is usually made from plastic, which can be recycled by taking it to an appropriate facility. Additionally, the internal components of the mouse may contain metals such as steel, zinc or copper. Although Cohen only recycles metal, learn more about where to recycle non-metal materials.

Can I make money from recycling my computer mouse?

While you can get paid for some recyclable items, computer mice sometimes incur a recycling fee. Some items require more processing but the benefits of recycling are still great! Even with a small fee, you’re making the world around you greener and your own life leaner – helping both the environment and economy while decluttering at home.

Find A Scrap Yard

Cohen operates several public and commercial recycling centers in Ohio and Kentucky.

HAPPY EARTH WEEK! Get paid more for your scrap at Cohen the week of April 22nd.