Recycle Your Old Electronics, Gently - Used Children's Books With Sony

Recycle your old electronics, gently-used children's books with SonyYou can always tell when it’s time – it’s missing buttons, won’t turn on, has been collecting dust in your garage or closet…. Time to give your abandoned electronic a whole new lease on life and yourself some shelf space back. Bring it to America Recycles Day at Sony!

Sony Electronics is proud to sponsor a free public consumer electronics recycling event in five cities on Thursday, Nov. 15. Drop-offs will be accepted at the following location and hours:

Sony Electronics Inc. Building 7, visitor parking lot, 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127, 8:30am – 1pm
Sony Electronics Inc. South parking lot area, 2201 E. Carson, Carson, CA 90810, 10am – 2pm
Sony Electronics Inc. Front parking lot, 12451 Gateway Blvd, Ft Myers, FL 33913, 8am – 2pm
Sony Electronics Inc. Parking lot, 1200 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Itasca, IL 60143, 7:30am – 1pm
Sony Electronics Inc. Employee parking lot, One Sony Drive, Park Ridge NJ 07656, 8am – 2pm
When you drop-off an electronic at participating Sony locations, you have an opportunity to win a Sony Cyber-shot digital camera (model DSC-HX20), made with Sony’s recycled plastic (SoRPlas).

What we’ll take:

Recyclable household consumer electronic items, including televisions, computer monitors/displays, stereos, computers, cell phones, etc. All brands accepted!

What we can’t take:

Batteries, microwaves, humidifiers, thermometers, air conditioners, smoke/fire alarms/detectors and large household appliances, such as dishwashers, refrigerators and washer/dryers

To learn more, visit Sony Electronics’ Take Back Recycling Program site and America Recycles Day.

We’re also supporting the South Africa Mobile Library Project, a book collection program part of the South African Primary Education Support Initiative, in an effort to improve literacy levels across the country.

Sony has established an external support network of key recycling vendors from its Take Back Recycling program to enable public donations of gently used children’s books around the country through the month of November.

The project’s recycling partners, its public collection locations and operating hours are listed at

We’ll need well-conditioned English language children’s books for elementary age to 14 years, including current children’s reference books and encyclopedias.