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Never Throw in the Trash

Most e-readers contain hazardous chemicals that can leach into the environment, so don’t throw them in the trash.

Remove Personal Info

Before donating or recycling  an e-reader, remove all sensitive and personal information from the device. Barnes and Noble has instructions on how to clear your Nook of personal data.

Alternative Ways to Recycle

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Best Buy's Electronics and Appliances Recycling Program

Best Buy will recycle e-readers and many other home electronics for free. Their trade-in program accepts e-readers. Find a store.

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HP Hardware Recycling

HP accepts tablets and electronics hardware from various manufacturers for free mail-in recycling, cash back or trade-ins. Get a quote for your hardware or a mail-in voucher here.

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Staples' Take Back Program

Staples offers free, in-store recycling for unwanted electronics, including cell phones, desktop computers, tablets, monitors and other electronics. Locate your nearest Staples.

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Circuit City CExchange

Circuit City’s CExchange program will appraise newer, used electronics and pay you cash for them. They take cell phones, laptops, e-readers and tablets by many manufacturers, as well as other basic household electronics. Shipping is free. Find out more.