iPods & MP3 Players

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Never Throw in the Trash

MP3 players contain metals that are toxic to the environment when not properly processed, so don’t throw them in the trash.

Alternative Ways to Recycle

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Best Buy's Electronics and Appliances Recycling Program

Best Buy will take back MP3 players and many other home electronics for free; they also offer a trade-in program for more desired electronics. They accept up to three items per day from each household. Find a location here.

Apple

Apple Recycling Program

Apple runs a refurbishing and recycling program for unwanted iPods and other Apple products. Mail in your iPod to be recycled, or bring it into an Apple retail location. Find out more. You will be given store credit for qualifying devices.

Staples

Staples' Take Back Program

Staples offers free, in-store recycling for unwanted electronics, including MP3 players, desktop computers, tablets, monitors and other electronics. Locate your nearest Staples.

HP

HP Hardware Recycling

HP accepts computer 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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Microsoft Trade-In and Recycling Program

Visit any Microsoft store location to trade in old devices, game consoles or games for Microsoft store credit. If your items no longer carry substantial value, they will be wiped of data and safely recycled. If you aren’t near a store location, you can request a prepaid postage label to mail in your items.