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How to Recycle Headphones

Recycle Headphones Even if They’re Broken

recycle headphonesMost people use their headphones daily, whether on the way to work, at the gym, traveling- you name it. If you find your headphones break all the time, we’ve got a great solution for you to save them from going to the landfill (or the junk drawer) and save some money while you’re at it.

Most people head straight for the trash can with their broken headphones, as there aren’t takeback programs offered from most manufacturers. You can’t donate them, and only the most dedicated would turn them into trendy, tangled headphone art as seen on Portlandia. But fear not! Based out of New Hampshire, thinksound is a headphone company that offers a great rewards program for sending in your old headphones.

Get Rewarded for Recycling Headphones

thinksound offers 15% off your next purchase, and you get an additional 10% off as a loyalty bonus for recycling a pair of thinksound headphones. That’s right- send in and recycle as many headphones as you want, any brand.

Start here: Recycling headphones

I had a moment to speak with President and CEO Aaron Fournier, who explains, “We recycle for the obvious reasons. I started thinksound out of frustration of watching other companies’ manufacturing processes. I wanted to be able to create a great product with as many recycled and recyclable materials as possible.” Their headphones are made with with PVC-free cables and hand-crafted wooden housings that not only look attractive, but enhance sound performance. Continue Reading

4 Ways to Recycle a Garden Hose

A Sprinkling of Recycling Ideas You and your trusty garden hose have been through a lot of watering this season, and now it’s showing signs of wear. Garden hoses are tricky to recycle, as they contain mixed materials such as rubber, plastic and metal fittings. You can end up wasting a lot of water if… Continue Reading

Recycled School Supplies Are Cool

The National Retail Federation estimates that parents collectively spend more than $18 billion in school gear in a year. Easily reduce these costs by recycling old school supplies. Supplies such as binders and folders can be reused from year to year or passed down from one class to the next. This practice not only saves… Continue Reading

Recycle Summer Essentials

Have fun in the sun and keep reduce, reuse and recycle in practice! There are so many great things to do over summer, from sunbathing by the poolside to trips to the beach. Each time we buy something and use it, keep in mind why recycling is important- it saves energy and sending something to… Continue Reading