Did you know that you can recycle common things around the home?  But now, it gets even better! Retail and on-line stores are now giving cash back rewards to encourage recycling. Below are a just a few of the hundreds of resources of participating retail and on-line stores that offer cash back incentives:

  • Bring six old make-up containers to MAC Cosmetics and receive a free lipstick, lip gloss or eyeshadow of your choice.
  • Bring your used sporting goods to Play It Again Sports for a cash back reward.
  • Save your empty ink cartridges/toner and receive $3 per cartridge at Staples and Office Depot.
  • Sell your old DVDs, videos, kids toys, and CDs for cash at
  • Bring your old Apple device to an Apple Store and receive 10% off your next purchase the same day.
  • Sell old cell phones and Apple products for cash at
  • Bring wire hangers to local dry cleaners for cash back.
  • Bring reusable bags to the following grocery stores Giant Food, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, and Target and receive $0.05 off your total purchase per bag.
  • Bring old video games to Game Stop for cash back rewards.
  • Bring old denim jeans (any brand) to Gap for a discount on a new pair of Gap jeans (limited time).
  • Bring your reusable coffee mug/tumbler to any Starbucks and receive $0.10 your drink purchase.

About Alejandra

About Alejandra

Since 2008, organizing expert & certified life coach, Alejandra Costello has taught thousands of students in 132 countries how to get organized through her video-based training programs. Her YouTube videos have been viewed 100+ million times. Named 1 of the 5 most organized people in America by HGTV and “The Decluttering Queen” by Good Morning America, Alejandra’s expertise has been featured in The New York Times,, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, Woman’s Day, Parents Magazine, and CBS. 


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