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Staples Recycling Electronics plus Batteries

Holy batteries Staples.  For I mean their technology trade-in eligible and also recycling program. Yes, Staples recycles even batteries!

Hear Ye Hear Ye!

First of all, Staples is recycling batteries and more. I mea. than just ink cartridges folks. We’re also talking: devices, modems, cellphones and moreover batteries (yes Batteries!!)!!

Recycles batteries staples

You can get a Staples® eCash card. e-Stewards Enterprise. All when you trade in your eligible technology in store or online. So please Learn more about technology trade-in.
 Battery recycling

In addition, if your device has no trade-in value. Don’t worry about it! For Staples will still recycle it responsibly. Best part I say: for free. Therefore bring in your old office technology products. All moreover to your local Staples.  Because they’ll responsibly recycle them. Best part is: at no cost to you.  For that’s any brand. Yes, I mean any condition. Furthermore, that’s even if you purchased it somewhere else.
Staples recycling batteries

As before, you still can also recycle your empty ink. In addition, your toner cartridges online or in store. Then you could earn $2 back in Staples Rewards® for each one. Therefore not only will you save on future purchases. However, you can also feel good. Especially about reducing waste in our landfills.

Batteries Staples Mail-back and pickup

For a fee, Staples offers mail-back and pickup technology. All for businesses to recycle Staples batteries and other solutions. That’s for large businesses with 20+ employees. All through their Staples Advantage® division.

Items accepted for free recycling*:

  1. All-in-one computers
  2. Cable/satellite receivers
  3. Calculators
  4. Camcorders
  5. CD/DVD/Blu-ray players
  6. Computer speakers
  7. Copiers (desktop)
  8. Cordless phones
  9. Desktop computers
  10. Digital cameras
  11. Digital projectors
  12. eReaders – Trade-in eligible
  13. External hard drives
  14. Fax machines (desktop)
  15. Gaming devices
  16. GPS devices
  17. iPods® / MP3 players – Trade-in eligible
  18. Keyboards
  19. Laptops – Trade-in eligible
  20. Mice
  21. Mobile phones – Trade-in eligible
  22. Modems
  23. Monitors
  24. Printers & multifunction devices (desktop)
  25. Routers
  26. Scanners (desktop)
  27. Shredders
  28. Small servers
  29. Stereo receivers
  30. Tablets – Trade-in eligible
  31. UPS/battery backup devices
  32. Video streaming devices

Prohibited items also not accepted for recycling:

  1. Alkaline batteries
  2. non-rechargeable lithium batteries
  3. appliances
  4. floor model printers and copiers
  5. kitchen electronics
  6. lamps or bulbs
  7. large servers
  8. large speakers or speaker systems
  9. smoke detectors and televisions.

Terms and Limits

*Limit 7 items per customer per day. All brands of items are also accepted. That’s regardless of where purchased.

Store management also has the right to also refuse to accept items. Those that may pose a health or safety risk. For example:

  1. broken monitors not packed in a box
  2. laptops with damaged batteries

Staples Rechargeable battery recycling

Bring your old rechargeable batteries to your local Staples for free recycling. All collected batteries are also responsibly recycled by Call2Recycle.
In addition, Staples accepts and also redeems if eligible for:

  1. Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd)
  2. Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
  3. Small Sealed Lead Acid (SSLA/Pb)
  4. Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH)
  5. Nickel Zinc (Ni-ZN)
  6. Batteries that are 11 pounds or less.

Moreover they also cannot accept single-use alkaline. As well as lithium batteries. Finally, automotive/wet-cell batteries.

Did You Also Know about Staples?

In conclusion, Staples has also collected more than 26 million pounds of customer e-waste. Annually that could have also ended up in landfills. HUGE!!!!

Finally, learn more about their sustainability goals and real solutions.

2 Responses

  1. Yes. 100% you can go to any Staples to recycle batteries.

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