Sony Makes Recycling, Trade-Ins Simple
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In keeping with a greener ethos and reducing e-waste, Sony has made recycling (and trading in) your old electronics that much easier.
It’s a web site that shows where the nearest drop-off location is. While that sounds obvious, most electronics stores have their own individual recycling programs, tracking one down can be a bit of a chore. Sony’s site allows you to just plug in a zip code and see a slew of places to go. If you live more than 25 miles from a drop-off center the company even offers free shipping if it is less than 25 pounds.
But a really nice bonus is the trade-in function. Enter the product you have – it need not be a Sony item -- and Sony will tell you what it is worth. You can then send it to Sony to get a gift card, after you go through the registration process. (The shipping for this is free also).
Sony says it has a “zero-tolerance” landfill policy, so you can be pretty sure that insofar as it’s possible the company will reuse the product, or donate it.
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