E-Waste Recycling Program

Recycle electronics through this program.

Participating locations
12,000
Available locations
0

Recycling electronics with TerraCycle®

Outdated and broken electronics taking up space? Get rid of the clutter and safely recycle e-waste such as cell phones, tablets, and more through this free program! See below for the full list of items you can recycle.

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Important!

Non-compliant items interfere with processing and will not be recycled.

Please don’t send toner cartridges, chargers of any kind, cables, headphones and headsets, and/or laptop charging stations and ports in through this recycling program.

How it works

Participating is simple and free.

  1. Sign up for the program. If you don’t have a TerraCycle account yet, create one here
  2. Once in the program, start collecting e-waste in any box you have.
  3. When your collection box is full, log into your account to download and print a shipping label.
  4. Seal up your collection box, affix the printed shipping label onto it. Send via UPS.

What you can recycle

Standard cell phones, smartphones, iPhones, select inkjet cartridges, laptops, notebooks, netbooks, iPads, and tablets

NOTE: Toner cartridges, chargers of any kind, cables, headphones and headsets, and/or laptop charging stations and ports are not accepted.

Best practices for recycling

Please restore your device to factory settings and remove any personal information prior to sending through this program. TerraCycle is not responsible for the information on your devices.

We encourage you to ship when your box is full of e-waste to minimize the transportation carbon footprint for this program. You don’t need to clean the items before sending to TerraCycle, but please remove as much residue  (i.e. dust) as possible. UPS will not accept dripping packages, so please make sure your items are dry.

What happens to your recyclables

Once received, all information from electronics is removed, and hard drives removed and shredded. Metals are separated by type and smelted into ingots for reuse. Hard plastics are melted and remolded to make new recycled products, such as park benches and picnic tables. Click here to learn more about the recycling process.

Rewards

TerraCycle points can be redeemed for a variety of charitable gifts, product bundles, or a payment of $0.01 per point to the non-profit organization or school of your choice.

Your shipment must contain at least 10 devices to be awarded the following TerraCycle points:

  • HP/Canon Inkjets – 45 points per pound
  • Cell phone – 50 points per pound
  • Laptops – 25 points per pound
  • Tablet – 50 points per pound

To learn more about our points program, click here.

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