Retailer Take-Back Programs

Below is a list of retailers that are known to have a Take-Back program in operation. If there is a retailer that you know offers a Take-Back program and is not listed below or if a retailer’s program has changed since this list was published, please email Mr. Ryan Case the details including the manufacturer’s website(s) detailing the program.

Best Buy will accept for recycling most consumer electronics at their stores, including tube TVs up to 32″ and flat screen TVs up to 50″; computer CPUs, laptops, and monitors; small electronics, VCRs and DVD players, phones as well as accessories such as keyboards, mice and remotes. Televisions and monitors have a $29.99 recycling fee and are limited to 2 each per household per day. They provide mail-in options for smaller appliances, and with purchase and delivery of large appliances, they can haul away your old device for $39.99. Those not making a purchase but are in need of appliances to be picked up can schedule a pickup for $199.99 per item. See their Take-back Program page for more details on these and additional options as well as associated deals.

Office Depot sells three different sized boxes for $8/18/28 for recycling electronics. Customer buys the box, takes it home, fills it up, and returns it to the store for recycling. More information may be found here.

Staples offers various e-waste recycling with both in-store and mail-in options for computers and laptops, various office equipment, cell phones and other smaller devices, and many other items (with some restrictions). Additionally, there are some deals offered associated with recycling these materials. More information may be found here.