Best Buy announced yesterday that its electronics recycling program is now available at all of its 1,006 stores nationwide. Consumers may bring up to two items per day, per household, for recycling.
This includes most consumer electronics including televisions and monitors up to 32 inches, computer CPUs and notebooks, small electronics, VCR and DVD players and phones. Also included are accessories such as keyboards, mice and remotes.
Best Buy will charge a $10 recycling fee for items that come with screens, but the consumer will instantly get a $10 Best Buy gift card in exchange for the fee.
If most consumers are like me, they have a basement or a storage room that is littered with dead electronic equipment. I’m just betting that I am not the only person who will be beholden to Best Buy for giving me a place to recycle them.
And, while I’m in the store, well, I’ll probably buy something.