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Electronics, Appliances and Fitness Equipment Recycling at Best Buy

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Let’s lighten the landfills.

We recycle all kinds of tech, no matter how old, how big or where you bought it.

Trade it in, get a gift card and help keep tech out of the trash.

Products we recycle for free.*

You can recycle up to three items per household per day (see categories below for state-specific info, and different limitations on TVs, computer monitors and laptops). 
  • Accepted at Best Buy stores.

    Recycling is intended for residents only. Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted.

    Products we recycle for free:

    Limit three items per household per day.

    • - Battery backups (UPS)
    • - Portable media players
    • - Cables and connectors
    • - Power inverters
    • - DirecTV set-top boxes/converters
    • - Projectors
    • - DVD/Blu-ray players
    • - Remotes/surge protectors
    • - Headphones
    • - TiVO
    • - In-dash/overhead DVD
    • - TV antennas less than 3' long
    • - Internet TV set-top boxes/satellite receivers
    • - VCRs
    • - Portable DVD
    • - Wall mounts

    Products we recycle for a $29.99 fee per item:

    Limit two TVs per household per day.

    • - Tube TVs smaller than 32"
    • - Portable TVs
    • - Flat-panel TVs: LCD, plasma, LED
      smaller than 50"
    There are no store drop-off fees in California. Stores in Connecticut and Pennsylvania do not accept TVs for drop-off.

    Haul-away options.

    We will haul away a TV from your home for $29.99 when a replacement product is delivered by Geek Squad® or Best Buy Home Delivery. Then we will make sure it is properly and safely recycled. Additional charges may apply to projection or tube TV haul-away. Stand-alone pickup for any TV without a qualifying TV purchase is $99.99.
    TVs that are hauled away are properly and safely recycled by our licensed, third-party recycling partners. The recyclers ensure that the various commodities are sent to end markets to be recycled and repurposed into new products.

    Not accepted.

    • - Cable rooftop dishes
    • - Screens (pull-down)
    • - CD/DVD jewel cases
    • - Screens (wall mount)
    • - Portable DVD player bags
    • - Speaker stands
    • - Screens (inflatable)
    • - TV antennas greater than 3' long
    • - Screens (motorized)
    • - TV stands

    State-specific recycling information:

    States not listed do not have additional information. There are no store drop-off fees in California. Stores in Connecticut and Pennsylvania do not accept TVs for drop-off.
  • Accepted at Best Buy stores.

    Recycling is intended for residents only. Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted.

    Products we recycle for free:

    Limit three items per household per day.

    • - All-in-one computers
    • - Memory
    • - Battery backups (UPS)
    • - Mice and keyboards
    • - Cables and connectors
    • - Modems/routers/hubs
    • - CD/DVD drives
    • - Web cams
    • - Computer speakers/controllers
    • - Netbooks
    • - Desktops
    • - Printers/scanners/fax
    • - Hard drives
    • - Sound/video cards
    • - Ink/toner cartridges
    • - Tablets
    • - Laptop batteries
    • - E-readers
    • - Laptops (limit of five per household per day)

    Products we recycle for a $29.99 fee per item:

    Limit two monitors per household per day.

    • - Monitors
    There are no store drop-off fees in California. Stores in Connecticut and Pennsylvania do not accept monitors for drop-off.

    Not accepted.

    • - Software

    State-specific recycling information:

    States not listed do not have additional information. There are no store drop-off fees in California. Stores in Connecticut and Pennsylvania do not accept TVs for drop-off.
  • Accepted at Best Buy stores for free.

    Limit three items per household per day. Recycling is intended for residents only. Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted.
    • - Calculators
    • - Recorders
    • - Chargers
    • - Shredders
    • - Hands-free headsets
    • - Two-way radios
    • - Landline phones
    • - Wireless broadband
    • - Mobile phones

    Not accepted.

    • - Cases
    • - Safes

    State-specific recycling information:

    States not listed do not have additional information.
  • Accepted at Best Buy stores for free.

    Limit three items per household per day. Recycling is intended for residents only. Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted.
    • - Stick vacuums
    • - Robot vacuums
    • - Fans
    • - Upright/canister vacuums
    Haul Away

    Haul-away options.

    We will haul away these major appliances from your home for $29.99 when a replacement product is delivered by Geek Squad® or Best Buy Home Delivery. Then we will make sure it is properly and safely recycled. Any dishwasher must be disconnected prior to appliance delivery (unless you've also purchased new dishwasher installation) or it will not be eligible for haul-away. A $29.99 service fee will be charged for each appliance that is relocated within the delivery address. Stand-alone pickup without a qualifying appliance purchase is $99.99.
    • - Cooktops
    • - Microwaves
    • - Dishwashers
    • - Ranges/stove and range hoods
    • - Dryers
    • - Refrigerators
    • - Freezers
    • - Wall ovens
    • - Ice makers
    • - Washers
    The units are responsibly recycled by our licensed, third-party recycling partners. The recyclers ensure that the various commodities are sent to end markets to be recycled and repurposed into new products.

    Not accepted.

    • - Air conditioners
    • - Mini fridges
    • - Air purifiers
    • - Mixers
    • - Blenders and juicers
    • - Popcorn makers
    • - Bread makers
    • - Power washers
    • - Coffee/espresso machines
    • - Pressure cookers
    • - Deep fryers
    • - Propane grills
    • - Dehumidifiers
    • - Rice cookers
    • - Electric grills and griddles
    • - Slow cookers and crock-pots
    • - Electric toothbrushes
    • - Steam cleaners
    • - Electric woks
    • - Steamers
    • - Food dehydrators
    • - Toaster/pizza ovens
    • - Food processors
    • - Toasters/teapots
    • - Heaters
    • - Trash compactors
    • - Ice cream makers
    • - Waffle makers
    • - Meat slicers and grinders
    • - Wet/dry vacuums
    • - Wine coolers

    State-specific recycling information:

    States not listed do not have additional information. There are no store drop-off fees in California.
  • Accepted at Best Buy stores for free.

    Limit three items per household per day. Recycling is intended for residents only. Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted.
    • - Ink and toner
    Recycle and save on ink and toner
    Recycle your old ink cartridge and receive $2 savings on your next ink purchase of $40 or more, or recycle your old toner cartridge and receive $2 savings on your next toner purchase of $100 or more.

    State-specific recycling information:

    States not listed do not have additional information.
  • Accepted at Best Buy stores for free.

    Limit three items per household per day. Recycling is intended for residents only. Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted.
    • - Alarm clocks
    • - HTIB/soundbars/speakers
    • - Amps and effects
    • - iPods/other MP3 players
    • - Audio mixers/DJ turntables
    • - MP3 speakers
    • - CD players/recorders
    • - Speaker systems
    • - CD/cassette players
    • - Personal recorders
    • - Chargers
    • - Receivers/boomboxes
    • - Home audio networking
    • - Satellite radio
    • - Home recording interfaces
    • - Turntables

    Not accepted.

    • - Acoustic/electric drums
    • - Keyboards/harmonicas
    • - Guitars, basses, cases
    • - Lighting/microphones
    • - Hand percussion
    • - PA mixers/speakers
    • - Karaoke machines

    State-specific recycling information:

    States not listed do not have additional information.
  • Accepted at Best Buy stores for free.

    Limit three items per household per day. Recycling is intended for residents only. Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted.
    • - Brooms/stick vacuums
    • - Monitoring systems
    • - Cables and connectors
    • - Pedometers and heart monitors
    • - Curling irons
    • - Robot vacuums
    • - Fans
    • - Upright/canister vacuums
    • - Hair dryers
    • - Weather stations
    • - Hair straighteners

    Not accepted.

    • - Air conditioners
    • - Massagers
    • - Air matresses
    • - Meat slicers and grinders
    • - Air purifiers
    • - Microwaves
    • - Balance balls
    • - Mini fridges
    • - Benches and home gyms
    • - Mixers
    • - Blenders and juicers
    • - Outdoor furniture
    • - Bottle/can openers
    • - Plastic bags
    • - Bread makers
    • - Popcorn makers
    • - Buffet servers
    • - Power washers
    • - Cleaning chemicals
    • - Pressure cookers
    • - Coffee/Espresso machines
    • - Propane grills
    • - Core trainers
    • - Rice cookers
    • - Deep fryers
    • - Scales
    • - Dehumidifiers
    • - Scooters
    • - Disposals
    • - Sewing machines
    • - Dumbells, bars, medicine balls
    • - Shavers and trimmers
    • - Electric bikes
    • - Slow cookers and Crock-Pots
    • - Electric grills and griddles
    • - Steam cleaners
    • - Electric toothbrushes
    • - Steamers
    • - Electric woks
    • - Toaster/pizza ovens
    • - Elipticals
    • - Toasters/teapots
    • - Exercise bikes
    • - Trash compactors
    • - Flooring
    • - Treadmills
    • - Food dehydrators
    • - Vacuum sealers
    • - Food processors
    • - Vaping, nicotine or THC-containing devices
    • - Garage storage
    • - Waffle makers
    • - Heaters
    • - Water bottles
    • - Hoses
    • - Water dispensers
    • - Ice cream makers
    • - Wet/dry vacuums
    • - Irons
    • - Wine coolers

    State-specific recycling information:

    States not listed do not have additional information.
  • Accepted at Best Buy stores for free.

    Limit three items per household per day. Recycling is intended for residents only. Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted.
    • - E-readers

    Not accepted.

    • - Books/T-shirts
    • - CDs/DVDs/Blu-ray/HD DVD
    • - CD/DVD storage towers
    • - Tapes/records/8-track/VHS tapes

    State-specific recycling information:

    States not listed do not have additional information.
  • Accepted at Best Buy stores for free.

    Limit three items per household per day. Recycling is intended for residents only. Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted.
    • - Cables and connectors
    • - Portable LCD screens
    • - Controllers and keyboards
    • - Video game consoles
    • - Portable gaming

    Not accepted.

    • - Carrying cases
    • - Gaming guides
    • - CD-ROMs, cartridges, etc
    • - PC games
    • - Gaming chairs

    State-specific recycling information:

    States not listed do not have additional information.
  • Accepted at Best Buy stores for free.

    Limit three items per household per day. Recycling is intended for residents only. Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted.
    • - Binoculars
    • - Lenses
    • - Camcorders
    • - Memory cards
    • - Digital cameras
    • - SLR cameras
    • - Digital photo frames

    Not accepted.

    • - Camera cases
    • - Tapes

    State-specific recycling information:

    States not listed do not have additional information.
  • Accepted at Best Buy stores for free.

    Limit three items per household per day. Recycling is intended for residents only. Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted.
    • - CB radios/scanners
    • - Radar detectors
    • - Decks
    • - Security systems
    • - In-dash GPS
    • - Speakers/amps
    • - Outdoor GPS
    • - Wiring harnesses and install kits
    • - Portable GPS

    Not accepted.

    • - Sub boxes

    State-specific recycling information:

    States not listed do not have additional information.
California Electronic Waste Recycling Act
In 2004 the state of California passed a law which requires retailers to collect an advanced recovery fee when a consumer purchases a new televisions or monitors. The fee is deposited in a fund managed by the state of California, which was created to finance recycling of unwanted electronics.
For more information on recycling electronics in California, please visit www.erecycle.org.*

California's Thermostat Recycling Act of 2008 prohibits the disposal of mercury thermostats in landfills. Please visit the Thermostat Recycling Corporation* for more information on recycling options and collection points.
An Act Concerning the Collection and Recycling of Covered Electronic Devices
The state of Connecticut pass a law in 2007 which requires manufacturers to finance a program that provides Connecticut households a reasonably convenient system of collection and recycling opportunities for certain electronic devices.
For more information on electronics recycling in Connecticut, please visit the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.*
Hawaii Electronic Waste and Television Recycling and Recovery Act
In 2008 the state of Hawaii passed an electronics recycling law that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for Hawaii residents. For more information on recycling electronics in Hawaii, please visit Hawaii Department of Health.*
Illinois' Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act
The Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act was signed into law September 17, 2008. The law requires manufacturers to set up and pay for the collection, transportation and recycling of their products sold in Illinois.
For more information on recycling electronics in Illinois, please visit the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.*
Recycling Electronics in Indiana
In May of 2009 the state of Indiana passed an electronics recycling law that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for Indiana residents. For more information on recycling electronics in Indiana, please visit Recycle Indiana.*
eCycling in Maryland
In 2006 the state of Maryland passed an electronics recycling law that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for Maryland residents. For more information on recycling electronics in Maryland, please visit Maryland Department of Environment at eCycling Maryland.*
Michigan Electronics Recycling and Reuse
In 2009, the state of Michigan passed an electronics recycling law that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for Michigan residents. For more information on recycling electronics in Michigan, please visit Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment.*
Best Buy has also partnered with MRM to provide additional, convenient collection opportunities. Please visit the MRM* website for more information about the collection and recycling opportunities near you.
Minnesota's Electronics Recycling Act
In 2008 the state of Minnesota passed an electronics recycling law that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for Minnesota residents. For more information on recycling electronics in Minnesota, please visit Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.*
Manufacturer Responsibility and Consumer Convenience Equipment Collection and Recovery Act
In 2008 the state of Missouri passed the Manufacturer Responsibility and Consumer Convenience Equipment Collection and Recovery Act, which requires manufacturers of certain electronic equipment to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for Missouri residents.
For more information on recycling electronics in Missouri, please visit e-cycle Missouri.*
Montana Thermostat Sale & Recycling Law
Montana's thermostat sale and recycling law passed in 2010 and prohibits the disposal of mercury thermostats in landfills. Please visit the Thermostat Recycling Corporation* for more information on recycling options and collection points.
E-Cycle New Jersey
In 2008, the state of New Jersey passed an electronics recycling law that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for New Jersey residents. For more information on recycling electronics in New Jersey, please visit E-Cycle New Jersey.*
New York's 2010 Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act
In 2010 the state of New York passed an electronics recycling law that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for New York residents. For more information on recycling electronics in New York, please visit New York Department of Environmental Conservation.*

Best Buy has also partnered with MRM to provide additional, convenient collection opportunities. Please visit the MRM* website for more information about the collection and recycling opportunities near you.
North Carolina's Discarded Computer Equipment and Television Management Program
In 2007 the state of North Carolina passed an electronics recycling law that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for North Carolina residents. For more information on recycling electronics in North Carolina, please visit North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources.*
Oklahoma Computer Recovery Act
In 2008 the state of Oklahoma passed the Oklahoma Computer Recovery Act, which requires manufacturers of certain electronic equipment to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for Oklahoma residents.
For more information on recycling electronics in Oklahoma, please visit Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality.*
Oregon
In 2007 the state of Oregon passed a law establishing a statewide program that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to provide responsible recycling opportunities for Oregon residents. For more information on recycling electronics in Oregon, please visit Oregon E-Cycles* or call 1-888-532-9253.
Pennsylvania's Covered Device Recycling Act
In 2010 the state of Pennsylvania passed an electronics recycling law that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for Pennsylvania residents. For more information on recycling electronics in Pennsylvania please visit Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.*

As the manufacturer of Insignia and Dynex televisions Best Buy supports the Manufacturer's Recycling Leadership Program in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. For covered electronics items that cannot be accepted at a Best Buy store please visit the Manufacturer's Recycling Leadership Program* for additional free and convenient collection opportunities.
Rhode Island Electronics Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling Act
The state of Rhode Island pass a law in 2008 which requires manufacturers of certain electronics devices to finance a program that provides Rhode Island households a reasonably convenient system of collection and recycling opportunities for certain electronic devices. For more information on electronics recycling in Rhode Island, please visit Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.*
E-Cycle South Carolina
In 2010 the state of South Carolina passed an electronics recycling law that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for South Carolina residents. For more information on recycling electronics in South Carolina, please visit E-Cycle South Carolina.*
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
The Texas Computer Equipment Recycling Act and the Texas Television Equipment Recycling Program require manufacturers of certain electronic products to provide Texas household consumers with free collection, reuse and recycling opportunities for those devices. For more information on recycling computers and televisions in Texas, please visit www.TexasRecyclesComputers.org* or www.TexasRecyclesTVs.org.*
Vermont E-Cycles
In 2010 the state of Vermont passed an electronics recycling law that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for Vermont residents. For more information on recycling electronics in Vermont, please visit Vermont E-Cycles.*
Virginia
All collection, recycling, and reuse of computer equipment complies with § 10.1-1425.38 regarding sound environmental management. For more information on Virginia's Computer Recovery and Recycling Act, please visit the Department of Environmental Quality's Computer and Electronics Recycling homepage.*
E-Cycle Washington
In 2007 the state of Washington passed a law which requires manufacturers of certain electronic equipment to operate system of collection and recycling opportunities for Washington resident, or participate in the state run program.
For more information on recycling electronics in Washington, please visit E-Cycle Washington.*
E-Cycling West Virginia
In 2008, the state of West Virginia passed an electronics recycling law that requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for West Virginia residents. In the 2009–2010 West Virginia legislative session, Senate Bill 398 was passed banning electronics from West Virginia landfills, effective January 1, 2011.
For more information on recycling electronics in West Virginia and the electronics landfill ban, please visit e-Cycling West Virginia.*
E-Cycle Wisconsin
In 2009, the state of Wisconsin passed an electronics recycling law which requires manufacturers of certain electronic devices to finance a system of collection and recycling opportunities for Wisconsin residents. The law also bans the disposal of several types of electronics from landfills and incinerators, including TVs, cell phones, and computers. For more information on recycling electronics in Wisconsin, please visit E-Cycle Wisconsin.*

Get a coupon for 15% off a networking device when you recycle a modem, router or modem/router combo.
In store only. Terms and conditions apply.

Get a coupon for 15% off a new WD or SanDisk SSD or hard drive when you recycle an eligible storage device.
In store only. Terms and conditions apply.
With your help, we’ve collected over 2 billion pounds of e-waste and appliances, making us the nation’s largest retail collector of e-waste.
Let’s keep working together to make a positive impact on the planet.
  • Recyclable product details:

    *Recycling is intended for residents only. Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted. Best Buy does not accept any product subject to a CPSC recall through the company's voluntary in-store or online recycling programs. For more information and support on a product purchased at Best Buy that has been recalled, please visit Product Recalls & Safety Alerts or Consumer Product Safety Commission. By going to spsc.gov, you are leaving BestBuy.com and entering a site hosted and operated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Please review their Privacy Policy. Different terms and conditions may apply.
  • State-specific recycling information:

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