Need to recycle electronics for FREE in Miami? Here is our list of where you can bring your old electronics, or in some cases, have it picked up.
Best Buy – In Store Kiosks
Accepted items include: Nearly everything electronic, including tube TVs and monitors up to 32″, flat-panel TVs and monitors up to 60″, peripherals, DVD players, home and car audio, cell phones, MP3 players, and cables. Desktop or laptop computers with the hard drive removed. Small electrics, fans and vacuums. $10 for televisions and monitors, but you immediately receive a $10 Best Buy gift card good toward future purchase. Three items per household per day.
Not accepted: Internal and External computer hard drives. Console TVs of any size, or tube TVs and monitors larger than 32″. (They have a pickup program for this, see website) Electronics containing refrigerants, such as mini refrigerators or air conditioners. Appliances.
Accepted items include: Computer monitors, televisions, personal computers, keyboards, hard drives, printers, VCRs, audio & video equipment, cell phones
For businesses. Free pick-up in Miami Dade.
Accepted items include: Anything that plugs in or runs on batteries.
Accepted items include: PDAs, cell phones, digital cameras, ink cartridges, toner. Dell computers. All other computers and large office electronics accepted at $10/item.
Target – In Store Kiosks
Accepted items include: MP3 Players, Cell Phones, Ink Cartridges
Many manufacturers are now offering free recycling programs for their products. Here is the EPA’s list of where you can drop off or send your cell phone, computer, and television. Always check Earth911.com when you have a specific item you’d like to recycle; it is the most complete list in the country.
Don’t forget, if the item is still in working order, try to donate it first!