Recycle Unused Electronics at Future Shop



    Future Shop makes it easier for customers to keep electronics out of
    landfills

    BURNABY, BC, Oct. 17 /CNW/ - Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and
e-tailer of consumer electronics, has added recycling boxes for seven types of
unused electronic products in each of its 127 stores. Future Shop has
partnered with Ontario-based Greentec, a leader in environmental reuse and
recycling, to offer this e-waste recycling program.

    
    Customers can now drop off these items at any Future Shop location:

    -   Used batteries
    -   Cell phones
    -   CD players
    -   MP3 players
    -   CDs
    -   Portable DVD players
    -   Ink cartridges
    

    "Future Shop is pleased to offer customers with in-store electronics
recycling to help keep electronics out of landfills," said Rick Lotman, Senior
Vice President, Customer Experience, Future Shop. "Adding the Greentec 
e-recycling boxes into our 127 stores across Canada gives our customers the
opportunity to conveniently dispose off e-waste in an environmentally
conscious manner."
    For more information on Future Shop's e-recycling program and to find
other electronic recycling resources by Province, visit
www.futureshop.ca/green.

    About Future Shop

    With 127 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store
(www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest,
national retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. Future Shop and its
10,000 associates are actively involved in supporting local communities. In
partnership with Boys and Girls Club of Canada, United Way and RMJQ in Quebec,
Future Shop helps youth gain access to the education and resources they need
to become leaders for the future.
    For more information about Future Shop, including store locations, visit
www.futureshop.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Media contacts: Susan Kirk, Communications
Manager, (604) 412-1226, skirk@futureshop.com; Cheryl Grant, Communications
Specialist, (604) 412-1008, chgrant@futureshop.com

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