Recycling

Staples® Tech Recycling

Electronics recycling & tech trade-in.

Outdated technology doesn’t have to end up in a landfill. So, when it's time to upgrade your laptops and printers or replace your ink and toner, count on Staples to recycle it responsibly.

Technology trade-in and recycling

New life for your old tech.

Your electronics may be eligible for a Staples® eCash card when you trade it in online and in store. Learn more about technology trade-in.

If your device has no trade-in value, you can still recycle it along with old, unwanted office technology products at your local Staples® store. We'll responsibly and securely recycle them at no cost to you — any brand, any condition, even if you purchased it somewhere else.

For a fee, we also offer mail-back and pickup technology recycling solutions for large businesses with 10+ employees through our Staples Advantage® division.

Items accepted for free recycling:*
Accessories/adapters/cables
All-in-one computers
Cable/satellite receivers
Calculators
Camcorders
CD/DVD/Blu-ray players
Computer speakers
Connected home devices
Copiers (Desktop)
Cordless phones
Desktop computers
Digital cameras
eReaders
Fax machines (Desktop)
Flash drives
Gaming consoles/handhelds
GPS devices
Hard drives
iPod®/MP3 players
Keyboards & mice
Mobile phones: Trade-in eligible
Modems
Monitors (LCD, LED, CRT)
Printers & multifunction devices (Desktop)
Routers
Scanners (Desktop)
Shredders
Small servers
Stereo receivers
UPS/battery backup devices
Video streaming devices (Apple TV®, Roku Player, etc.)
Webcams
Prohibited items not accepted for recycling:
Appliances
Floor model printers and copiers
Kitchen electronics
Lamps or bulbs
Large servers
Large speakers
Non-rechargeable batteries
Smoke detectors
Televisions

*Limit 7 items per customer per day. All brands of items are accepted regardless of where purchased. Store management has the right to refuse to accept items that may pose a health or safety risk (e.g., broken monitors not packed in a box, laptops with damaged batteries, etc.).

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