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09 Oct: 5 Things You Need To Know When Trading in Your Phone

There’s nothing like the feeling of a brand new smartphone with the newest technology at your fingertips (not to mention the bragging rights) – and the feeling is even better if you can get some money back for the outdated one.

That’s where Best Buy steps in. With our trade-in program, you can get money back for that cellphone you no longer need, based on the condition and original accessories you bring in.

Here are five tips to make sure that process goes smoothly:

  1. Get an estimate.
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25 Sep: Best Buy Earns 2 EPA Awards and a Leading CDP Rating

Pictured are Mathy Stanislaus, Assistant Administrator, U.S. EPA Office of Solid Waste & Emergency Response; Scott Weislow, Senior Director of Environmental Services at Best Buy; and Tim Dunn, Senior Manager of Environmental Affairs at Best Buy.

Just a week after announcing it had achieved its 1 billion pounds e-cycling goal, Best Buy has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with two sustainability awards.

On Tuesday, the EPA honored Best Buy through the national 2014 Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge.

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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.

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21 Jan: 10 Days of Trade-In: Turn Your Electronics Into $75 in Best Buy Gift Cards

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You’ve seen the dust accumulate on your dated MacBook, Xbox 360 or tablet. Now here’s your chance to do something about it.

As long as it still functions and qualifies, trade it in at a Best Buy store between Jan. 23 and Feb. 1 and get — at minimum — a $75 Best Buy gift card.

Who knew recycling could be so lucrative?

For those who put “de-clutter the homestead” atop their New Year’s Resolutions, it’s time to follow through on those ambitions.