- 1 What can I make out of old CDs?
- 2 What can I do with old DVDs and CDs?
- 3 How do you melt a CD into a bowl?
- 4 How do you make fish out of old CDs?
- 5 Are old CDs worth keeping?
- 6 What CDs are worth money?
- 7 Can you put CDs in the bin?
- 8 How do you melt CDs with flowers?
- 9 Can you cut CDs with scissors?
- 10 What happens if you put a CD in a microwave?
- 11 How do you make best waste?
What can I make out of old CDs?
- Use an old CD as the template for a perfect circle.
- Cover old CDs with felt and use them as coasters.
- Use old CDs to catch candle drips.
- Make artistic bowls from old CDs.
- Use old CDs as sidewalk or driveway reflectors.
- Use an old CD as the basis for a kids’ craft.
- Use old CDs as holiday ornaments.
What can I do with old DVDs and CDs?
The Charitable Route: Libraries, Nonprofits and Thrift Stores. If reselling isn’t an option for you, or if you’d rather give to charity, you can call your local library to see if they’re taking donations of CDs and DVDs. You can also drop them off at a nonprofit thrift store like Goodwill, which always takes donations.
How do you melt a CD into a bowl?
Take some old CD’s that you don’t want anymore and preheat your oven to 325*. Wad up a ball of aluminum foil, and place it on a covered cookie sheet. Place your old CD on top of the ball of aluminum foil and place it in the oven to melt down. No- it will not catch on fire!
How do you make fish out of old CDs?
Steps to Create a Fish: Draw a pattern on your CD by using a permanent marker. Cut a general rectangle shape for the fish fins and tail, accordion fold and tape into place on the back side of the disc. Shape fins with regular or wavy scissors. Draw a mouth onto construction paper and cut out.
Are old CDs worth keeping?
Those old compact discs you loaded up on at $15 a pop are now worth pennies on the Clinton administration dollar, thanks to a double-whammy change in consumers’ listening habits. Sales of new CDs have plummeted by about 90% over the past decade.
What CDs are worth money?
11 surprisingly valuable CDs you might own
- Prince – My Name was Price (Japan-only compilation)
- Value: $4,500-5,000.
- Rolling Stones/Paul McCartney/Queen – The Greatest (Japan-only box set)
- Value: Up to £2,500, or $5,078 equiv.
- Rolling Stones – Steel Wheels Japan Tour (Japan-only compilation)
- Value: $4,400-4,600.
Can you put CDs in the bin?
CDs are recyclable, but you can ‘t just throw them in your curbside recycling bin. Compact discs are made out of polycarbonate plastic, which is classified as a No. 7 or “other” plastic. These plastics are often more difficult to recycle.
How do you melt CDs with flowers?
Bring the CD in front of the heat gun (not too close). You will be able to “feel” the cd softening and becoming pliable. Don’t get the cd too hot at first, you just want to begin to shape it. To form into a flower, you begin slowly bending the cd on all sides into a “bowl shape”.
Can you cut CDs with scissors?
(Any sharp scissors will probably work.) If the CD becomes hard to cut, stop cutting, reheat the area, and begin cutting again. When the CD is the right temperature, the scissors will easily cut it.
What happens if you put a CD in a microwave?
The aluminum in a CD will be vaporized by the microwaves; that vapor is an excellent conductor of electricity, and an electrical field will form. That electricity will then arc to other aluminum in the CD, which will vaporize; this will continue until all the aluminum has been vaporized.
How do you make best waste?
What to do out of these:
- Cut the white sock in half.
- Turn it inside out and fill it with sesame seeds.
- Make a nice round base and secure the top with a rubber band.
- Tie another rubber band about 3/4th of the way up to make the head of the snowman.
- Glue the buttons on the belly of the snowman.