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While Staples has been recycling customers’ old electronics devices for the last 15 years, the company is now rolling out a new recycling rewards program. The Free Tech Take Back Program will give customers Staples rewards for every item they bring to the store to be recycled.

Customers who go to their local Staples store with electronics or paper to be shredded will receive a $5 rewards certificate while recycling old ink or toner cartridges will yield a $2 rewards certificate. 

“At Staples, partnering with our customers to make a positive impact on the environment through initiatives like recycling is one of many things that makes us proud to work here,” said Michael Hurwitz, vice president of merchandising at Staples U.S. retail. “In the past year alone, recycling initiatives at Staples have helped to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 205,255 tons. We are excited to be able to reward customers for their environmentally-friendly efforts so that we can continue to make a positive impact.” 

How does it work?

With the new recycling program, customers can bring in old items to their local Staples store on any day at any time. The stores will accept items like mobile phones, modems, scanners, digital projectors, eReaders, coffee machines under 40 pounds, shredders, tablets, and more. A full list of eligible and ineligible items can be found here

Similarly, consumers who are looking to shred documents can do so for rewards at Staples. While each pound of paper costs $0.99 to shred, customers will receive $5 in Staples rewards for shredding.  

Additionally, for customers who want to recycle ink or toner, they must first have made at least a $50 purchase in ink or toner at Staples within the last 180 days. Beyond that, Base Rewards members are limited to 10 recycled ink or toner cartridges per month, while Premier and Elite Rewards members can recycle up to 20 cartridges per month. 

Customers should bring their items to a cashier at checkout to be recycled, and in turn, they’ll be able to access their rewards on the Staples Connect app. The company encourages consumers to clear any data or personal information off of all devices before bringing them into the store for recycling. 

There is no purchase necessary for customers to recycle their old items or receive their rewards. However, while customers are encouraged to recycle as many times and as many items as they’d like, they are only eligible to receive the $5 reward once per month. Stores will also cap customers at seven items per day to be recycled. 

Staples will accept electronics for recycling from any customers but only those who are Staples Rewards members will receive the perks associated with the new recycling program. 



Posted: 2022-09-20 11:01:07

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Aprenda a detectar propuestas de negocios, programas de asesoría y oportunidades de inversiones que son estafas y cómo evitarlas. Para aprender más visite https://ftc.gov/estafasdeingresos *********************************** The Federal Trade Commission deals with issues that touch the economic life of every American. It is the only federal agency with both consumer protection and competition jurisdiction in broad sectors of the economy. The FTC pursues vigorous and effective law enforcement; advances consumers' interests by sharing its expertise with federal and state legislatures and U.S. and international government agencies; develops policy and research tools through hearings, workshops, and conferences; and creates practical and plain-language educational programs for consumers and businesses in a global marketplace with constantly changing technologies. Comment Moderation Policy We welcome your comments and thoughts about the information on this page. If you do have something to say, please be courteous and respectful to other commenters. We won't routinely review any comments before they are posted (except for ones that contain urls and profanity), but we will delete any comments that: 1) contain spam or are off-topic 2) use vulgar language or offensive terms that target specific groups or contain personal attacks 3) are sales pitches or promotions 4) have urls or links to commercial sites 4) spread clearly misleading or false information or 5) include personal information, like home addresses

Published: 14th Dec 2020 04:05:45   By: FTCvideos

FTC Video: How to Avoid Income Scams | Federal Trade Commission


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Learn about scams disguised as legitimate business offers, coaching programs, and investment opportunities and how to avoid them. Learn more at https://www.ftc.gov/incomescams. **************************************** The Federal Trade Commission deals with issues that touch the economic life of every American. It is the only federal agency with both consumer protection and competition jurisdiction in broad sectors of the economy. The FTC pursues vigorous and effective law enforcement; advances consumers' interests by sharing its expertise with federal and state legislatures and U.S. and international government agencies; develops policy and research tools through hearings, workshops, and conferences; and creates practical and plain-language educational programs for consumers and businesses in a global marketplace with constantly changing technologies. Comment Moderation Policy We welcome your comments and thoughts about the information on this page. If you do have something to say, please be courteous and respectful to other commenters. We won't routinely review any comments before they are posted (except for ones that contain urls and profanity), but we will delete any comments that: 1) contain spam or are off-topic 2) use vulgar language or offensive terms that target specific groups or contain personal attacks 3) are sales pitches or promotions 4) have urls or links to commercial sites 4) spread clearly misleading or false information or 5) include personal information, like home addresses

Published: 14th Dec 2020 04:04:51   By: FTCvideos

FTC Video: Cómo Reportar Fraude en ReporteFraude.ftc.gov | Federal Trade Commission


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Este video demuestra cómo reportar fraude, estafas, y malas prácticas comerciales a la Comisión Federal de Comercio (Federal Trade Commission, FTC) en https://ReporteFraude.ftc.gov y por qué es importante hacerlo. ****************************** The Federal Trade Commission deals with issues that touch the economic life of every American. It is the only federal agency with both consumer protection and competition jurisdiction in broad sectors of the economy. The FTC pursues vigorous and effective law enforcement; advances consumers' interests by sharing its expertise with federal and state legislatures and U.S. and international government agencies; develops policy and research tools through hearings, workshops, and conferences; and creates practical and plain-language educational programs for consumers and businesses in a global marketplace with constantly changing technologies. Comment Moderation Policy We welcome your comments and thoughts about the information on this page. If you do have something to say, please be courteous and respectful to other commenters. We won't routinely review any comments before they are posted (except for ones that contain urls and profanity), but we will delete any comments that: 1) contain spam or are off-topic 2) use vulgar language or offensive terms that target specific groups or contain personal attacks 3) are sales pitches or promotions 4) have urls or links to commercial sites 4) spread clearly misleading or false information or 5) include personal information, like home addresses

Published: 5th Nov 2020 03:59:43   By: FTCvideos

DIY Video: The Flower Farming Family | GARDEN | Great Home Ideas


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Flower farming can be a tricky business. Dealing with drought, bushfires and not to mention the recent pandemic shutting farmers markets. But when Joh meets the Padovano family who run a flower farm near the Southern Highlands, she finds a family just like their flowers; resilient and blooming. Welcome to Great Home Ideas, where you’ll find inspiring home makeovers, delicious recipes, quick & easy DIY projects, design & gardening ideas, plus hints, tips, how tos and advice on pets, health, tech and more. Check out our channel & subscribe to see more videos like this one every day of the week. Click here to subscribe: https://bit.ly/3hxN7d5

Published: 4th Oct 2022 10:15:03   By: Great Home Ideas

DIY Video: Make Your Own Charred Outdoor Table | DIY | Great Home Ideas


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A few weeks ago, Adam transformed a blonde brick bbq area with a coat of black paint and a Japanese inspired outdoor coffee table. Well, this week he’ll show you how to make that coffee table, but it will take more than just a coat of black paint to achieve this charred look. Welcome to Great Home Ideas, where you’ll find inspiring home makeovers, delicious recipes, quick & easy DIY projects, design & gardening ideas, plus hints, tips, how tos and advice on pets, health, tech and more. Check out our channel & subscribe to see more videos like this one every day of the week. Click here to subscribe: https://bit.ly/3hxN7d5

Published: 3rd Oct 2022 10:00:03   By: Great Home Ideas

DIY Video: Classic Tiramisu | FOOD | Great Home Ideas


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Karen's going to show you how to make a classic tiramisu with a ready made sponge cake. With lots of layers of cream, chocolate and coffee there's no denying why it's a world famous dessert. Welcome to Great Home Ideas, where you’ll find inspiring home makeovers, delicious recipes, quick & easy DIY projects, design & gardening ideas, plus hints, tips, how tos and advice on pets, health, tech and more. Check out our channel & subscribe to see more videos like this one every day of the week. Click here to subscribe: https://bit.ly/3hxN7d5

Published: 2nd Oct 2022 09:45:00   By: Great Home Ideas

DIY Video: Tips For Creating the Kitchen of Your Dreams | HOME | Great Home Ideas


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There’s a lot of things to consider when creating your new kitchen, so before you start, watch these great tips from Pete and make the kitchen of your dreams a reality. Welcome to Great Home Ideas, where you’ll find inspiring home makeovers, delicious recipes, quick & easy DIY projects, design & gardening ideas, plus hints, tips, how tos and advice on pets, health, tech and more. Check out our channel & subscribe to see more videos like this one every day of the week. Click here to subscribe: https://bit.ly/3hxN7d5

Published: 1st Oct 2022 11:15:01   By: Great Home Ideas

DIY Video: Nutmeg Figs with Mint Pistachio Sugar & Custard | FOOD | Great Home Ideas


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There’s a lot of reasons to love Ed’s fig and pistachio custard desert dish; there’s the intense flavours of the figs, the rich colours, the seasonal taste and the texture of the pistachios. But best of all, it’s so easy to make, you’d barely even call it cooking! Welcome to Great Home Ideas, where you’ll find inspiring home makeovers, delicious recipes, quick & easy DIY projects, design & gardening ideas, plus hints, tips, how tos and advice on pets, health, tech and more. Check out our channel & subscribe to see more videos like this one every day of the week. Click here to subscribe: https://bit.ly/3hxN7d5

Published: 30th Sep 2022 11:30:10   By: Great Home Ideas

Business Video: Fed Will Be Talking Tough For Some Time Yet: Nomura’s Subbaraman


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Rob Subbaraman, head of global markets research at Nomura, discusses Federal Reserve policy, who will see a hard landing versus a soft landing and his outlook for China’s economy. He speaks on Bloomberg Television. -------- Follow Bloomberg for business news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data, features, profiles and more: http://www.bloomberg.com Connect with us on... Twitter: https://twitter.com/business Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bloombergbusiness Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bloombergbusiness/

Published: 5th Oct 2022 05:24:14   By: Bloomberg Markets and Finance

Business Video: JPMorgan Asset Management Has Been Net Short U.S. Treasuries: Liang


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Jonathan Liang. head of investment specialists, Asia ex-Japan, global fixed income, currency and commodities group at JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses Federal Reserve policy and its implications for financial markets. He speaks with Yvonne Man and David Ingles on "Bloomberg Markets: China Open."

Published: 5th Oct 2022 02:52:24   By: Bloomberg Markets and Finance

Business Video: New Zealand Central Bank Hikes Rates Half a Point for Fifth Straight Time


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The Reserve Bank of New Zealand raised its key interest rate by 50 basis points to 2.50% as expected by most economists surveyed by Bloomberg. Kathleen Hays reports on Bloomberg Television with David Ingles and Yvonne Man.

Published: 5th Oct 2022 01:58:15   By: Bloomberg Markets and Finance

Business Video: Trump Turns to Supreme Court in Documents Fight


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Former President Donald Trump is asking the US Supreme Court to intervene in the fight over government papers at his Mar-a-Lago home. Jodi Schneider reports on Bloomberg Television.

Published: 5th Oct 2022 12:03:06   By: Bloomberg Markets and Finance

Business Video: Oil Extends Rally in NY as OPEC+ Mulls Largest Output Cut Since 2020


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Oil is trading lower in the Asian session after jumping above $86 in New York trading. OPEC+ said it was considering cutting its production limit by as much as 2 million barrels a day. That's double what was previously anticipated. Sheela Tobben reports on Bloomberg Television.

Published: 4th Oct 2022 11:39:13   By: Bloomberg Markets and Finance

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