Best Buy reminds customers to recycle online shipping boxes

Retailer joins campaign run by Keep America Beautiful, the Ad Council.

Minneapolis Star Tribune
By Kavita Kumar
July 8, 2016

That box used to ship your holiday gift could have a second — or third, or fourth — life. But only if you recycle it.

That’s the message behind a nationwide campaign that Richfield-based Best Buy is joining to remind consumers to recycle those boxes and other packaging used to ship online orders.

Starting in November, when its online shipping orders surge amid the hustle of holiday shopping, Best Buy’s shipping packages will come emblazoned with the slogan: “I want to be a pizza box. Recycle me.”

The initiative is part of the “I want to be recycled” campaign, an effort launched in 2013 by the nonprofits Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council. Read more.