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Cell Phones

Company Contact Type of Service Notes
Apple Store G116 Walden Galleria Mall, Cheektowaga, NY
(716) 706-1620

Items can be traded in if in good condition, otherwise Apple will accept any device for recycling. Devices can be brought in to the store or pre-paid kits can be found online for mailing in.

AT&T Multiple Locations
Store specific

For complete program information-

Best Buy 1585 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, NY
(716) 837-9080…

Three qualified items can be brought in-store to the customer service desk for recycling per day for free. Best Buy charges a fee to pick up and haul away appliances and TVs (up to two TVs and computer monitors accepted per day and five laptops accepted per day). See their website for more information.

Cell Phone Recycling Program Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave., Buffalo, NY

If you have old cell phones or accessories (chargers, earbuds, adapters) or other small electronics like GPS, hand-held gaming systems, cameras, etc, recycle them with the Zoo instead of throwing them away. We accept anything smaller than a laptop at our cell phone recycling bin that's found at our front gates.

E-Cycle 1-877-215-5255

Business can get a quote and individuals can sell devices

Home Depot Various Locations and Store Specific Policies: 2100 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY
(716) 871-8800…
Drop-off, Call for information

 Any rechargeable battery that weighs up to 11 pounds and is under 300 watt hours is accepted. There's no charge for recycling. No alkaline or single use batteries accepted at dropoff, see for more information regarding mail in recycling.

LG Electronics Various Locations

LG braded electronics only, no IPhones.

Lowes 8150 Transit Rd., Williamsville, NY
(716) 639-2500……

View website for more information on accepted materials. Compact fluorescents only, cellphones and plastic shopping bags.

Other locations:

Amherst Location:1659 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, NY 14228

(716) 831-5990

Orchard Park Location:3195 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park, NY 14127

(716) 677-1500

Office Depot Various Locations
Store specific

Tech recycling boxes provided (for a fee). 

T-Mobile Various Locations
Store specific

No fee, in store drop off…

Target Various Locations
Store specific
Mail-in or Drop-off

Trade in for gift cards in store or online.

Verizon Wireless Various Locations
Store specific
Mail-in or Drop-off

Mail in for verizon rewards.