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Subject: Best Buy's Recycling Program
Date Posted: 7/14/2010 2:47 PM ET
Member Since: 1/4/2007
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I recently recycled a scanner, TV, and a bunch of old gift cards at Best Buy. It really gave me that good, not-throwing-junk-in-the-landfill feeling and I thought I'd try to let more people know about it.

What Best Buy will Recycle, from earth911.com:

-Televisions and monitors up to 32 inches

- VCR and DVD players

- Cell phones

- Computers

- Accessories including keyboards, mice and remotes

There is a $10 charge for televisions, CRTs, monitors and laptops, though consumers will receive a $10 Best Buy gift card in exchange. Televisions and monitors larger than 32 inches, console televisions, items containing Freon, microwaves and other appliances are not accepted.

Date Posted: 7/18/2010 12:50 PM ET
Member Since: 4/14/2010
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Hi Sarah,

Thank you for posting this information - I was not aware of Best Buy's recycling program, & know that I'll avail myself of such, now that I do...

 

FWIW, I did a quick search, & found the information in the following link useful - it clarifies a few aspects of the program, & also conveys its origin:

http://forums.bestbuy.com/t5/Best-Living-Community-Manager-s/Best-Buy-s-Recycling-Program/ba-p/25147

 

Thanks again!