How Do You Dispose of Electronics? To Throw Away or Recycle – That is the Question

By Shannon Gosney
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February 28, 2013
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You’ve just decided to upgrade your television and you are unsure of what to do with your old television.  Nobody wants to buy it and you don’t have anybody to give it to, so should you throw it in the trash or can you recycle it?  That is a big question that people across the nation ask every day!

Technology is the fastest growing waste stream on the planet and as one of the world’s largest retailers of consumer electronics, Best Buy wants to be a part of the solution.  No matter where you bought it or how old it is, Best Buy will recycle it!  What is even more awesome is that Best Buy’s industry-leading recycling efforts are available for free in every Best Buy location in Puerto Rico and the U.S.

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Did you know that Best Buy recycles 387 pounds of electronics each minute their stores are open?  That is a whole lot of recycling!  You can rest assured that if you bring your electronics to Best Buy, they will responsibly and safely dispose of them.  Once you drop off your electronics for recycling, you can browse Best Buy’s whole line of Energy Star certified products for your home!  After all, you’re taking the first step to recycle, so why not upgrade to more energy efficient products while you’re at Best Buy?  To learn more about Energy Star certified products, you may visit:  http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Global-Promotions/ENERGY-STAR/pcmcat149900050024.c?id=pcmcat149900050024&ref=184&loc=01.

What items would  you take to your Best Buy to recycle?  What Energy Efficient items would you purchase for your home from Best Buy?

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

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Shannon Gosney is the author of The Mommy-Files, a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. With 3 active boys, Shannon loves living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

One Response to “How Do You Dispose of Electronics? To Throw Away or Recycle – That is the Question”

  1. Jammie says:

    We take them to the landfill, BUT they have a section where you drop them off, and they properly recycle them. Just like with our cardboard, the city sells it to help keep the landfill well kept.

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