Here’s how Best Buy is making it easy to recycle your old tech
Here’s how Best Buy is making it easy to recycle your old techPublished 11/14/2022
KLOÉ MALLARD - STAFF WRITER
November 15 is America Recycles Day. Celebrate by bringing your old electronics to Best Buy, the largest retail collector of e-waste in the United States.
We established our recycling program in 2009 and have since recycled more than 2 billion pounds of electronics and appliances. In addition to our recycling efforts, we’ve also pledged to be carbon-neutral across our business by 2040.
This year, we took steps towards making the recycling process even easier for our customers by adding our Standalone Haul-Away service. At the click of a button, anyone in the U.S. can now request pickup and recycling for old electronics, keeping tech, including appliances, out of landfills and giving it a second life.
What to know before you go
Before you come into your local Best Buy with your electronics, here are a few things you need to know:
- You can recycle up to three items per household per day.
- Although we recycle many items for free, some products are recycled for a fee.
- Your old tech might have value! You can use our Trade-in Calculator to check.
- We recommend you delete all data in your devices before turning them in to be recycled but know that we also erase all information from devices we receive.
- We haul away TVs and major appliances from your home for $39.99 when a replacement product is delivered by Geek Squad or Best Buy Home Delivery.
Some products we accept
- TV and video: Projectors, wall mounts, DVD/Blu-ray players, TVs, headphones, VCRs, remotes
- Computers and tablets: Battery backups, laptops, monitors, mice and keyboards, webcams, hard drives, ink/toner cartridges
- Car audio, video, GPS: Speakers/amps, GPS devices, radar detectors, security systems, CB radios
- Appliances: Vacuums, fans, dryers, dishwashers, wall ovens, refrigerators, microwaves, rang/stoves, ice makers, cooktops
Click here for a full list of products that we recycle as well as state-specific information and details on recycling fees.
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