Green Tip #10 – Trade in and recycle your old electronics with Costco

This week’s Green Tip was submitted by Melissa at Nature Deva

Costco (one of Melissa’s favorite stores) offers a Trade-In and Recycle Program*, conducted by third party Greensight, for electronic equipment like MP3 players, computers, digital cameras, monitors, printers, fax machines and more. You go to the Trade-In and Recycle Program, select what you’d like to trade in, answer some questions regarding the details and condition of the equipment and are offered a trade-in value, which will be sent to you in the form of a Costco gift card. Even items such as monitors, printers and fax machines that have no trade in value, are still accepted to be recycled for FREE.

This is a fabulous way to keep electronics out of the landfills AND get some cash back, or at the very least, recycle them free of charge.

*The Costco Trade-In and Recycle Program is available only to members of Costco who elect to trade in or recycle any qualifying consumer electronic product currently offered by the program.

Thanks, Melissa!

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6 thoughts on “Green Tip #10 – Trade in and recycle your old electronics with Costco

  1. amy. thank-you for sharing this. we are moving soon, and have some extra electronics that need recycling!
    thank-you for all of your posts. they are so insightful and i love getting various ideas.

  2. What a great tip! We just got a Costco recently and plan to join – we tried to go by there tonight, but they close at 6 p.m. on Saturdays!!??!!

  3. HI Amy. Kinda OT. I JUST found this out last night. Staples will give you 3$ toward your next purchase for every empty ink cartridge you bring in…for recycling. Oh how excited i was to find this out. LOL. Just a little “green” knowledge I thought I would pass on for those who like me, go through ink like crazy! Have a great night. Congrats on being quoted in the news. :)

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