On May 25, bring unwanted electronics to the Winnipeg Best Buy stores for safe and responsible recycling
- Best Buy Canada is hosting its fifth year of Tech it Away recycling events on Saturday, May 25 at the Best Buy Canada store locations in Winnipeg
- Contests held at each store for the chance to win a $500 Best Buy Gift Card
BURNABY, BC, May 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Best Buy is teaming up with the Winnipeg stores to help collect and recycle the several pounds of electronic waste that are accumulated in Canadian homes each year. Local residents are encouraged to drop off their used or unwanted personal electronics for free and safe recycling at either of the Winnipeg stores for Best Buy's Tech it Away event. Everyone who drops off electronics to be recycled will be entered for a chance to win a $500 Best Buy gift card. One gift card is available to be won at each store.
This is the fifth year that Best Buy has hosted the Tech it Away recycling events in communities across Canada and as a result of these events, has collected more than 100 tonnes of e-waste.
Best Buy stores across Canada are expanding the electronics recycling program year-round through the Return To Retail Program. Customers are now able to bring in their electronic waste to any store in BC, Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba and Quebec at any time during the year for safe recycling.
- Best Buy is hosting E-recycling events at the Winnipeg Best Buy stores to collect old electronics
- A variety of electronics will be accepted including: TVs, Computers, Laptops, Printers, Cell Phones, Batteries, DVD players and more. A full list available at www.bestbuy.ca/techitaway
WHEN: Saturday, May 25 from noon until 5 p.m.
- 810 St. James Street, Unit A - Next to Polo Park Shopping Centre
- 1580 Regent Ave, W, Unit 10 - Crossroad Station Shopping Centre
Interview/Photograph Opportunities for consideration:
- Visuals of Best Buy Blue Shirts and community members piling up their unwanted computers, monitors, TV's and other used electronics
- Interview with a Best Buy spokesperson who can talk about the Tech it Away program and its impact on the community and environment
SOURCE: Best Buy Canada
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