All Towns, NJ
- Hours: Customers drop off their old equipment at the customer service desk at any Staples store, 7 days a week during regular store hours
- Notes: Equipment is bagged and sealed when customers drop them off at the Staples customer service desk. The equipment is then picked up and delivered to Amandi Services, who disassembles the equipment into its component parts and uses industry-leading standards for data destruction. Amandi then recycles the raw materials, such as the plastics, metals, printed circuit boards and Cathode Ray Tubes (CRT). The CRTs, which are the most hazardous part of electronics waste, are recycled utilizing Amandiís proprietary technology into a raw material that is used to manufacture new televisions.
- Limitations: TVís and large, floor-model copiers are not accepted. Staples will recycle any manufacturersí products, regardless of whether or not it was purchased from Staples, and thereís no limit on the quantity of equipment that can be recycled. A recycling fee of $10 per piece of large equipment is charged to cover handling, transport, product disassembly and recycling. Smaller computer peripherals, such as keyboards and mice, will be recycled for free. Staples Easy Tech service is on site in all stores to transfer data from an old computer to a new one for a fee.
- Facility Type: Class "D" Recycling Facility (Special)