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SMM Electronics Challenge Participants

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All companies are participants in the consumer electronics and used electronics industry.

Organization Status City, State Region
Best Buy Co., Inc. Active Participant South Richfield, MN 5
Dell Inc. Active Participant Round Rock, TX 6
LG Electronics USA, Inc. Active Participant Englewood Cliffs, NJ 2
Panasonic Corporation of North America Active Participant Secaucus, NJ 2
Samsung Electronics Active Participant Ridgefield Park, NJ 2
Sony Electronics Inc. Active Participant San Diego, CA 9
Sprint Active Participant Overland Park, KS 7
Staples, Inc. Active Participant Framingham, MA 1


What Participants Are Saying


Best But logo

"On behalf of Best Buy, we applaud EPA's leadership to encourage even greater, more convenient options for consumers to recycle electronics. From our Trade-In program, to convenient in-store recycling programs and our ENERGY STAR partnership, we’re committed to ensuring that everyone has access to easy, sustainable technology choices that make a positive social and environmental impact. Best Buy has long offered the most comprehensive electronics recycling options, and continue to work only with certified recyclers. Consumers recycle more consumer electronics and appliances with Best Buy than any other retailer - an average of 387 pounds are recycled each minute at Best Buy. And recycling is free, with few restrictions.

We have seen first-hand that demand for these services continues to grow. We look forward to continuing to work with EPA to expand initiatives that benefit consumers and meet this demand."

- George Sherman, Senior Vice President for Services

Dell Electronics logo

"Dell is helping its customers worldwide protect the environment by offering electronics recycling programs that are easy-to-use, convenient, effective and secure. We’re proud to join the EPA for a second year of the Electronics Challenge, and we’re committed to continuing to promote and lead responsible reuse and recycling to extend the life of our products and keep e-waste out of landfills."

- Trisa Thompson, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility

LG Electronics logo

"LG is proud to support the EPA’s Electronics Challenge, and we are pledging to achieve Gold status in this important program. By joining the Challenge, we’re committing to refurbishing and recycling even more used electronics. And, by using third-party certified recyclers we’re are helping to drive the use of environmentally protective practices. We look forward to participating in the Electronics Challenge and other activities under the National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship."

- Wayne Park, President and CEO

Samsung Electronics logo

"Samsung has long been committed to sustainability and is proud to be among the first to show our support for the EPA whose initiative aligns perfectly with our commitment to protect the people and the environment through responsible recycling."

- Yangkyu (Y.K.) Kim, President and CEO

Sprint logo

"Responsible electronic waste management is a priority for Sprint and voluntary commitments like those attained through the (SMM) Electronics Challenge pushes all industries forward."

- Bill White, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Corporate Responsibility


DISCLAIMER: EPA may not endorse the products or services of commercial companies. Any quotes or references to a specific commercial product or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, company, or otherwise does not constitute or imply the endorsement or recommendation of EPA.


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