You can't recycle car seats
You can take them to the landfill.
Most of the components cannot be recycled. They can only be trashed. You can take it apart and recycle only a few of the parts.
Most families have two or three or four, or more, worth many hundreds of dollars.
Don't waste any posts on reusing them, we don't.
It sure seems like a huge waste of scarce money to buy one and then throw it in the trash when your child has outgrown it.
Someone has a good political lobbyist on K Street. It gives meaning to that comment in "The Graduate". Plastics
The landfills must be full of car seats.