Ok so you do a good thing and you should be happy that your only reward is good Karma right? WRONG!!! I mean there is nothing wrong with knowing how to save a buck and reducing your carbon foot print all at once!!! Now you took your savvy skills and bumped them up a notch to a smart and savvy shopper!!! Swoosh did you catch a little rim on that slam dunk? Not for you because your a straight shooter I tell ya!!! Ok so maybe I get a little excited about savings but whats not to love we all want to live life to the fullest and saving money just means you get to do more things on a frugal budget!!!
Here's a quick blurb on each program thanks again to Family Magazine:) for some of these programs!!
Printer and Toner Recycling
1.) Save some green with all that printing you do with Office Max, Max perks ink cartridge recycling program. Learn more here:
2.) Cartridge World. If you live near one of these ink refill centers your in luck. They refill your printer ink at a fraction of the cost it would be to buy brand new. Check if you have one near by and you can also call them and get a quote!
3.) Staples ink and toner recycling program. You get $2 in Staples Rewards.
4.) MAC recycles program (MAC make up) return six packaging containers to a MAC counter or online to receive a free lipstick through the Back to MAC program.
5.) Dixon Golf.Recycle your golf balls at participating stores. receive .50 per ball of any brand and $1.00 for their brand.
6.) Costco's trade in program. Costco has teamed up with Gazelle ,a premier recycling service, to trade in old electronics for a Costco cash card. Items include, laps tops, cell phones, MP3 players, Blu-Ray discs, games and more.
7.)Best Buy Buy Back program. They will buy back old video games, musical instruments and select electronics.
8.) CVS. Green bag Tag initiative gives a bonus every time a customer brings a resuseable bag or declines a plastic one. 4 scans = $1.00 in extr care bucks.
Websites that you can earn money or points towards recycling: