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Recycling Your Amazon Device

Amazon recognizes the importance of recycling electronic equipment at the end of its useful life, which is why we offer both the option to trade-in your device and a recycling program for electronic items including Amazon devices and accessories. In some areas, the disposal of rechargeable batteries and certain electronic devices is regulated, so please make sure you dispose of Amazon devices, accessories and batteries in accordance with your local laws and regulations.

Before submitting a device for Trade-In or recycling, please perform a factory reset in order to remove any content. You may want to back up your device if you want to restore your settings on another compatible Amazon device.

Trade-In Your Device

The Amazon Trade-In program allows customers to receive an Gift Card in exchange for thousands of eligible items, including Amazon devices and non-Amazon devices. Even non-working devices are eligible. Visit the Amazon Trade-In storefront to see what options might be available for you to receive an Gift Card for trading in your device by following this link:

Or you can follow the steps below to recycle your device.

Recycle Your Device

Visit the website of our certified recycler through this link:

Amazon Recycling Program

The information you enter will be used to generate a UPS shipping label. You will be directed to print this label. Simply follow the packaging guidelines and drop your electronic device off at the nearest UPS location. Amazon covers all the costs associated with shipping and recycling your electronic device.

All devices and batteries sent for recycling will undergo material reclamation by a licensed recycling facility. All identifying marks or personal information will be erased or destroyed before or during the recycling process.

Information on poundage recycled in the Commonwealth of Virginia is reported annually at this website

Additional Information

You can find Customer Service contact information and other applicable terms and Device information (including how to recycle your device in additional countries) at

You can recycle your device through the Amazon Recycling Program. 

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