Sustainable Take-Back

Retailers enhance electronics recycling programs to prove transparency

Implications - As consumer expectations around transparency drive brands to up their sustainability efforts, many retailers are opting to enhance consumer-facing electronics recycling programs. This progression demonstrates the influence of such expectations and the need for brands to find common ground with consumers by emphasizing a shared environmental goal.
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Rewarding Retail Recycling Programs - Target's NextWorth Program Rewards Consumers with Gift Cards
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Rewarding Retail Recycling Programs
Target's NextWorth Program Rewards Consumers with Gift Cards
In order to incentivise consumers to recycle their old electronics, Target has teamed up with a company called NextWorth to launch its own trade-in program. Target’s trade-in initiative is... [More]
Delivery-Based Recycling Programs - Staple's Driver Take-Back Program Collects Electronics on Site
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Delivery-Based Recycling Programs
Staple's Driver Take-Back Program Collects Electronics on Site
In addition to its in-store recycling initiatives, Staples Canada also offers a Driver Take-Back program that helps consumers get rid of old batteries, used electronics and empty ink cartridges. One... [More]
Convenient Pharmacy Recycling Programs - This Pharmacy Chain Accepts Used Electronics and Batteries
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This Year and Untested 69 Clicks Pub: May 24, 16
Convenient Pharmacy Recycling Programs
This Pharmacy Chain Accepts Used Electronics and Batteries
The Canadian pharmacy chain London Drugs is currently running a comprehensive recycling program that makes it easier for consumers to dispose of used electronics in a safe and convenient way. While... [More]
Consumer Recycling Programs - The Best Buy Recycling Program Accepts Used Tech and Applicances
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This Year and Untested 64 Clicks Pub: May 24, 16
Consumer Recycling Programs
The Best Buy Recycling Program Accepts Used Tech and Applicances
In an effort to reduce electronic waste, Best Buy has initiated a recycling program that accepts used tech and appliances from consumers. With the capacity to take in everything from old movies to... [More]
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