Best Buy Canada hosts Tech it Away Electronics Recycling Event

On May 25, bring unwanted electronics to the Regina Best Buy for safe and 
responsible recycling 
Announcement Highlights: 


    --  Best Buy Canada is hosting its fifth year of Tech it Away
        recycling events on Saturday, May 25 at the Regina Best Buy
        store.
    --  Contests for the chance to win a $500 Best Buy Gift Card

BURNABY, BC, May 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Best Buy is teaming up with the Regina Best 
Buy store 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 the Regina Best Buy store for the 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.

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.

WHAT:
    --  Best Buy is hosting an E-recycling event at the Regina Best Buy
        store 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.

WHERE: 2125 Prince of Wales Dr - Best Buy Regina at Prince of Wales and 
Victoria Street

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

Ryley Murray Edelman 416.849.2511 ryley.murray@edelman.com

SOURCE: Best Buy Canada

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CO: Best Buy Canada
ST: British Columbia
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