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These 7 Stores Will Recycle All Of Your Old Crap, And Some Will Give You Perks

Here's where you can earn cash back, coupons, and more.

1. Drop unwanted garments of any shape, size or wearability at your local H&M in exchange for a discount coupon.

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H&M works with I:CO to determine whether the garments can be reworn (sold secondhand), reused (turned into other textiles), or recycled (turned into recycled fibers).

Learn more here.

2. Drop off your electronics, appliances, and ink cartridges at a Best Buy.

Technology is the fastest growing waste stream on the planet, so Best Buy works with recyclers to make sure that your electronics are disposed of at the highest standards. They take literally anything including batteries, wires, plastic bags, ink and vacuums. They also offer a haul-away service for large appliances or TVs for $14.99.

Learn more here.

3. Trade in your old books and Kindles on Amazon to get Amazon credit.

They'll also buy back your gaming consoles, phones, tablets, smart watches, movies, calculators, and photo gear.

Learn more here.

4. Recycle your old Apple products when you replace them with new ones to (possibly) receive store credit.

Instead of just leaving your broken MacBook in the back of your closet to gather dust, bring it in to Apple who will assure that it is reused to make new electronics or disposed of in an environmentally-friendly manner.

Learn more here.

5. Drop your old denim at Madewell to get $20 off a new pair of jeans.

Madewell partners with Blue Jeans Go Green who turns your old denim into insulation for housing communities in need.

Learn more here.

6. Send all of your old clothing, bags, and shoes to thredUP.

I've personally used this service and loved everything about it. When you send them one of their garbage bag-sized packages, thredUP will sort through your items, consign your good stuff, and recycle the rest. They're pretty picky, but you can make some good money without dragging all of your stuff to a thrift shop. You can either use the money at their store, donate it, or cash out through PayPal.

Learn more here.

7. Recycle your worn-out sneakers with Nike's Reuse-A-Shoe.

Drop off worn-out sneakers at your local Nike or Converse store so that they can be turned into athletic surfaces like courts, fields, and playgrounds.

Learn more here.

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