With how fast technology progresses, your phones and gadgets almost become outdated by the time you get them home.  Crazy, isn’t it?  This obviously creates a problem – when they’re broken or simply outdated, what do you do with them?  Best Buy has a solution for you:


Best Buy’s Electronics Recycling Program takes away the headache of how to safely dispose of your used up electronics – their industry-leading recycling efforts are available for free in every Best Buy location in Puerto Rico and the U.S.  You may have noticed one of these kinds of bins when you go into your local Best Buy Store:


See how easy they make it for you?  Technology is the fastest growing waste stream on the planet, and as one of the world’s largest retailer of consumer electronics, Best Buy wants to be part of the solution – they recycle 387 pounds of electronics each minute their stores are openThat’s a lot of electronic waste.

No matter where you bought it or how old it is, Best Buy will recycle it.  Computers, phones, cords, cables, remotes – you name it, Best Buy will recycle it.  If you’re curious to see what exactly they recycle, you can see that list here.

Did you know that Best Buy carries a whole line of Energy Star certified products as well?  Recycle your old electronics and upgrade to more energy efficient ones. 


To learn more, check out their Energy Star certified products here.

If you’ve ever wondered what happens to your electronics after they’ve been dropped off, here’s a great video that’s quite informative:

Have you utilized Best Buy’s recycling?  How do you recycle your electronics?






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