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09 Jan: Protect Your Tech Gear from the Winter Elements

For many of us, the polar vortex is back. Not a fan of the frigid temps? You’re not alone – chances are your tech gear feels the same way.

Drastic changes in temperature – as you switch between indoors and outdoors – can do some damage to screens and other parts of your gadgets. Be proactive and keep your gear safe and happy this winter with these tips from Geek Squad: 

Do:

  1. Use a protective case for your gear: Most of us keep our cell phones in our pockets or purses, which lowers the chance of harm, but it’s always better to be safe than sorry.
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21 Apr: For Earth Week at Best Buy: An (Unofficial) World Record and $20 Trade-In Value for Nearly Anything

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Everyone screams how green they are as Earth Day nears.

But Best Buy can prove it.

Just last year, Best Buy recycled more than 96 million pounds of electronics. That averages out to 263,013 pounds of recycled gadgets … per day.

The current world record for most consumer electronics recycled in a 24-hour period is 80,370.

Well, last time we checked 263,013 > 80,370.

How’s Best Buy celebrating this (unofficial) world record?

By offering customers a $20 gift card at minimum for when they trade in any working gadget until Saturday, April 26.

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02 Apr: Think Blue When You Want to Go Green

Best Buy loves Earth Month.

Best Buy Recycles 2Best Buy also loves Earth Minute.

Every minute Best Buy stores are open, Best Buy’s helping people recycle 400 pounds of electronics and by offering the convenience  of in-store drop-off.

Meanwhile, Trade-In options and plentiful Energy Star certified products will put green in everyone’s pockets.

 

Try out top-notch Trade-In options

Watch this month for multiple Trade-In deals worth up to several hundred dollars in Best Buy gift cards.

And seeing that Best Buy’s Trade-In program accepts more than 11,000 different consumer electronics items, there’s good reason to clear out that closet cluttered with old gadgets and get a clean conscience too.