Electronics and Appliances Recycling at Best Buy

Recycle
Products We Recycle
TV and Video
TV and Video
Computers and Tablet
Computers & Tablets
Cell Phones and Radios
Cell Phones & Radios
Appliances
Appliances
Accepted
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)*
  • - Cables and Connectors*
  • - DirecTV Set-Top Box/Converters
  • - DVD/Blu-ray Players
  • - Headphones*
  • - In-Dash/Overhead DVD
  • - Internet TV Set-Top Box/Satellite Receivers
  • - Portable DVD*
  • - Portable Media Players
  • - Power Inverters*
  • - Projectors
  • - Remotes/Surge Protectors
  • - TiVO
  • - TV Antennas
  • - VCRs
  • - Wall Mounts

Products We Recycle for a $25 Fee

Limit two TVs per household per day.

  • - Tube TVs smaller than 32"
  • - Flat Panel TVs: LCD, Plasma, LED
    smaller than 50"
  • - Portable TVs
Products with an asterisk (*) are also accepted at Best Buy Mobile Stores. There are no store drop-off fees in California. Stores in Connecticut, Illinois and Pennsylvania do not accept TVs for drop-off.
Haul Away
Haul-Away Options
We will haul away a TV from your home for $14.99 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. A $14.99 service fee will be charged for each TV that is relocated within the delivery address. Stand-alone pickup without a qualifying TV purchase is $99.99. In California, we will haul away a TV from your home for free when a replacement product is delivered by Geek Squad or Best Buy Home Delivery.
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
Not Accepted
  • - Cable Rooftop Dish
  • - CD/DVD Jewel Cases
  • - Portable DVD Player Bags
  • - Screens (Inflatable)
  • - Screens (Motorized)
  • - Screens (Pull Down)
  • - Screens (Wall Mount)
  • - Speaker Stands
  • - TV Antennas (Outdoor antennas exceeding 3 ft. in length)
  • - TV Stands
State-specific recycling information
States not listed do not have additional information. There are no store drop-off or haul-away fees in California. Stores in Connecticut, Illinois and Pennsylvania do not accept TVs for drop-off.
Accepted
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
  • - Battery Backups (UPS)*
  • - Cables and Connectors*
  • - CD/DVD Drives*
  • - Computer Speakers/Controllers
  • - Desktops
  • - Hard Drives*
  • - Ink/Toner Cartridges
  • - Laptop Batteries*
  • - Laptops*
  • - Memory*
  • - Mice and Keyboards*
  • - Modems/Routers/Hubs*
  • - Web Cams
  • - Netbooks*
  • - Printers/Scanners/Fax
  • - Sound/Video Cards*
  • - Tablets*
  • - E-Readers*

Products We Recycle for a $25 Fee

Limit two monitors per household per day.

  • - Monitors
Products with an asterisk (*) are also accepted at Best Buy Mobile Stores. There are no store drop-off fees in California. Stores in Connecticut, Illinois and Pennsylvania do not accept monitors for drop-off.
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
  • - Software
State-specific recycling information
States not listed do not have additional information. There are no store drop-off or haul-away fees in California. Stores in Connecticut, Illinois and Pennsylvania do not accept monitors for drop-off.
Accepted
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
  • - Chargers*
  • - Hands-Free Headsets*
  • - Landline Phones
  • - Mobile Phones*
  • - Rechargeable Batteries*
  • - Recorders
  • - Shredders
  • - Two-Way Radios*
  • - Wireless Broadband*
Products with an asterisk (*) are also accepted at Best Buy Mobile Stores.
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
  • - Cases
  • - Safes
State-specific recycling information
States not listed do not have additional information.
Accepted
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
  • - Fans
  • - Robot Vacuums
  • - Upright/Canister Vacuums
Haul Away
Haul-Away Options
We will haul away these major appliances from your home for $14.99 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. A $14.99 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
  • - Dishwashers
  • - Dryers
  • - Freezers
  • - Ice Makers
  • - Ranges/Stove and Range Hoods
  • - Refrigerators
  • - Wall Ovens
  • - 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
Not Accepted
  • - Air Conditioners
  • - Air Purifiers
  • - Blenders and Juicers
  • - Bread Makers
  • - Coffee/Espresso Machines
  • - Deep Fryers
  • - Dehumidifiers
  • - Electric Grills and Griddles
  • - Electric Toothbrushes
  • - Electric Woks
  • - Food Dehydrators
  • - Food Processors
  • - Heaters
  • - Ice Cream Makers
  • - Meat Slicers and Grinders
  • - Microwaves
  • - Mini Fridges
  • - Mixers
  • - Popcorn Makers
  • - Power Washers
  • - Pressure Cookers
  • - Propane Grills
  • - Rice Cookers
  • - Slow Cookers and Crock-Pots
  • - Steam Cleaners
  • - Steamers
  • - Toaster/Pizza Ovens
  • - Toasters/Teapots
  • - Trash Compactors
  • - Waffle Makers
  • - 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.
Ink and Toner
Ink & Toner
Rechargeable Batteries
Rechargeable Batteries
Audio
Audio
Home
Home
Accepted
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 & Toner
Recycle your old ink or toner cartridges at your local Best Buy store and save $2 in Recycle Rewards on your next in-store purchase of $40 or more.
Products with an asterisk (*) are also accepted at Best Buy Mobile Stores.
State-specific recycling information
States not listed do not have additional information.
Accepted
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.
  • - Battery Backups (UPS)
  • - Button Batteries
  • - Cellphone Batteries
  • - Laptop Batteries
  • - Rechargeable Batteries
Products with an asterisk (*) are also accepted at Best Buy Mobile Stores.
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
  • - Alkaline (Single-Use) Batteries
  • - Car/Marine Batteries (Lead Acid)
  • - Other Wet Cell Batteries
State-specific recycling information
States not listed do not have additional information.
Accepted
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
  • - Amps and Effects
  • - Audio Mixers/DJ Turntables
  • - CD Players/Recorders
  • - CD/Cassette Players
  • - Chargers*
  • - Home Audio Networking
  • - Home Recording Interfaces
  • - HTIB/Soundbars/Speakers
  • - iPods/Other MP3 Players*
  • - MP3 Speakers*
  • - Speaker Systems
  • - Personal Recorders
  • - Receivers/Boomboxes
  • - Satellite Radio
  • - Turntables
Products with an asterisk (*) are also accepted at Best Buy Mobile Stores.
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
  • - Acoustic/Electric Drums
  • - Guitars, Basses, Cases
  • - Hand Percussion
  • - Karaoke Machines
  • - Keyboards/Harmonicas
  • - Lighting/Microphones
  • - PA Mixers/Speakers
State-specific recycling information
States not listed do not have additional information.
Accepted
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
  • - Cables and Connectors*
  • - Curling Irons
  • - Fans
  • - Hair Dryers
  • - Hair Straighteners
  • - Monitoring Systems
  • - Pedometers and Heart Monitors
  • - Robot Vacuums
  • - Upright/Canister Vacuums
  • - Weather Stations
Products with an asterisk (*) are also accepted at Best Buy Mobile Stores.
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
  • - Air Conditioners
  • - Air Matresses
  • - Air Purifiers
  • - Balance Balls
  • - Benches and Home Gyms
  • - Blenders and Juicers
  • - Bottle/Can Openers
  • - Bread Makers
  • - Buffet Servers
  • - Cleaning Chemicals
  • - Coffee/ Expresso Machines
  • - Core Trainers
  • - Deep Fryers
  • - Dehumidifiers
  • - Disposals
  • - Dumbells, Bars, Medicine Balls
  • - Electric Bikes
  • - Electric Grills and Griddles
  • - Electric Toothbrushes
  • - Electric Woks
  • - Elipticals
  • - Exercise Bikes
  • - Flooring
  • - Food Dehydrators
  • - Food Processors
  • - Garage Storage
  • - Heaters
  • - Hoses
  • - Ice Cream Makers
  • - Irons
  • - Massagers
  • - Meat Slicers and Grinders
  • - Microwaves
  • - Mini Fridges
  • - Mixers
  • - Outdoor Furniture
  • - Plastic Bags
  • - Popcorn Makers
  • - Power Washers
  • - Pressure Cookers
  • - Propane Grills
  • - Rice Cookers
  • - Scales
  • - Scooters
  • - Sewing Machines
  • - Shavers and Trimmers
  • - Slow Cookers and Crock Pots
  • - Steam Cleaners
  • - Steamers
  • - Toaster/Pizza Ovens
  • - Toasters/Teapots
  • - Trash Compactors
  • - Treadmills
  • - Vacuum Sealers
  • - Waffle Makers
  • - Water Bottles
  • - Water Dispensers
  • - Wet/Dry Vacuums
  • - Wine Coolers
State-specific recycling information
States not listed do not have additional information.
Music and Movies
Music & Movies
Video Games and Gadgets
Video Games & Gadgets
Cameras and Camcorders
Cameras & Camcorders
Car Audio, Video and GPS
Car Audio, Video & GPS
Accepted
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*
Products with an asterisk (*) are also accepted at Best Buy Mobile Stores.
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
  • - Books/T-Shirts
  • - CD/DVD Storage Towers
  • - CDs/DVDs/Blu-ray/HD DVD
  • - Tapes/Records/8-Track/VHS Tapes
State-specific recycling information
States not listed do not have additional information.
Accepted
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*
  • - Controllers and Keyboards
  • - Portable Gaming*
  • - Portable LCD Screens
  • - Video Game Consoles
Products with an asterisk (*) are also accepted at Best Buy Mobile Stores.
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
  • - Carrying Cases
  • - CD ROM, Cartridge, etc
  • - Gaming Chairs
  • - Gaming Guides
  • - PC Games
State-specific recycling information
States not listed do not have additional information.
Accepted
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
  • - Camcorders*
  • - Digital Cameras*
  • - Digital Photo Frames*
  • - Lenses
  • - Memory Cards*
  • - SLR Cameras
Products with an asterisk (*) are also accepted at Best Buy Mobile Stores.
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
  • - Camera Cases
  • - Tapes
State-specific recycling information
States not listed do not have additional information.
Accepted
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
  • - Decks
  • - In-Dash GPS
  • - Outdoor GPS*
  • - Portable GPS*
  • - Radar Detectors
  • - Security Systems
  • - Speakers/Amps
  • - Wiring Harnesses and Install Kits
Products with an asterisk (*) are also accepted at Best Buy Mobile Stores.
Not Accepted
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
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.
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.
The Texas Computer Equipment Recycling Act
The Texas Computer Equipment Recycling Act went into effect on September 1, 2008. The law requires manufacturers to provide Texas household consumers with free and reasonably convenient collection, re-use and recycling opportunities for certain devices. For more information on electronics recycling in Texas, please visit www.TexasRecyclesComputers.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
Through our recycling programs, Best Buy collected more than 2,960,000 pounds of consumer electronics in the state of Virginia from January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2013. Equipment Collection in Virginia: January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2013 Electronics Devices Collected (lbs) Recycled (lbs) Reuse/Resold (lbs) Computers/Monitors Recycling 513,662 410,930 102,732 Television Recycling 2,431,792 1,945,434 486,358 All collection, recycling, and reuse of computer equipment complies with § 10.1-1425.38 regarding sound environmental management. For more information on Best Buy's recycling program please contact 1-888-BEST BUY (1-888-237-8289). We're available 24/7! For more information on the Virginia Computer Recovery and Recycling Act, please visit Virginia Department of Environmental Quality e-cycling 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. For more information on recycling electronics in Wisconsin, please visit E-Cycle Wisconsin.
Thank You for Helping Us Reach Our Recycling Goal

With your help, Best Buy has collected and responsibly disposed of more than 1 billion pounds of electronics and appliances, making us the largest retail collection program in the U.S. Best Buy is committed to continue working with certified recyclers to collect 2 billion pounds of e-waste by 2020.

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