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Recycle Old Cell Phones Best Buy


Recycle Old Cell Phones Best Buy

Not sure what to do with your old cell phone Best Buy has answers. There's a recycling program directly inside the store that allows you to drop off any old phone you may have so it can be reused or sent to a proper landfill. The Best Buy Mobile team explains how simple it is to recycle an old cell phone at Best Buy.

If you have old cell phones or accessories (chargers, earbuds, adapters) or other small electronics like GPS, hand-held gaming systems, cameras, etc, recycle them with the Zoo instead of throwing them away. We accept anything smaller than a laptop at our cell phone recycling bin that's found at our front gates.

Best Buy stores will accept electronics and appliances for recycling. Regardless of how old, who made it or where it was bought, Best Buy will take it as long as it is an acceptable item. Items that are accepted include, but are not limited to, the following: digital cameras, vacuums, video game consoles, ink and toner, computers, tablets, laptop batteries, mobile phones and more. Best Buy limits households to three items recycled per day. There are some items that Best Buy will accept for a recycling for a $25 fee. Items that have a fee include televisions and computer monitors. Select appliances are also eligible for recycling and can be hauled away for $19.99 when a replacement is delivered by Best Buy or $99.99 for a stand-alone pickup.

Yes. There are multiple options for recycling cell phones by mail. Working phones often can be traded in at a cell carrier, manufacturer, or retailer, but many companies also accept broken or low-value phones for free mail-in recycling. So do some nonprofit groups, which use the proceeds from recycling your phone to support charitable causes.

Electronic Waste (E-Scrap) E-Scrap can be recycled, but not in your curbside recycling cart or bin. Most electronics contain valuable metals that can be recovered. Items that can be recycled include desktops, towers, laptops, monitors, keyboards and peripherals, printers, modems, tablets, e-readers, telecom devices, networking equipment, cables, cell phones, ear buds and video game systems.

What you can recycle: Smartphone Recycling accepts smartphones, cell phones, MacBooks, tablets, iPhones, iPads, iPods and Apple Watches, as well as batteries attached or installed in devices.

What you can recycle: According to, Home Depot accepts household alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9V), lithium-ion batteries, nickel-cadmium batteries, rechargeable household batteries, cell phones and LED light bulbs.

What you can recycle: Depending on the company, you can find places to turn in iPhones, iPads, smartphones, monitors, computers, printers, keyboards, mice, DVD and VHS players, cameras, TVs and more.

What you can recycle: EcoATM can help with iPhones, Samsung smartphones, tablets and MP3 players, Google Pixel phones, LG phones and tablets, Motorola phones and ZTE phones. You can also recycle chargers and cellular accessories like cases, but you won't be paid for them.

Call2Recycle is a battery-focused recycling program. The organization offers drop-off options at locations like Home Depot, Lowe's and Staples, as well as shipment boxes for batteries and cell phones. Drop-offs are free, but recycling kits and shipment boxes cost between $45 and $115, depending on the size.

What you can recycle: Rechargeable batteries like Nickel Cadmium, Nickel Metal Hydride, Lithium Ion, Nickel Zinc and Small Sealed Lead Acid weighing up to 11 pounds. Call2Recycle also accepts single-use batteries like AA, AAA, 9V, C, D and button cell batteries weighing up to 11 pounds. The organization also accepts cell phones and their corresponding batteries regardless of size, make, model or age.

Cell phones can be recycled at the drop-off locations listed below. Many retail stores, electronic, and cell phone stores also offer in-store recycling options. Fees may apply; contact specific location before dropping o




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