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BlackBerry Recycling Program

Recycle conveniently and responsibly

Help reduce the impact your used BlackBerry® smartphone, BlackBerry PlayBook™ tablet or electrical accessories have on the environment and the amount of electronic waste that ends up in landfills.

The BlackBerry Recycling Program allows you to conveniently and responsibly recycle your used BlackBerry smartphone, BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and/or any peripherals and electrical accessories supplied with your BlackBerry Smartphone or BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.1

Download a pre-paid mailing label for smartphones, tablets and electrical accessories

After clicking on the link below entitled “Download prepaid mailing label (PDF)”, you will be re-directed to the United States Postal Service website where you can download a pdf of a pre-paid mailing label. Print out the pre-paid mailing label and attach it to a package to mail your BlackBerry smartphone, BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and/or any peripherals and electrical accessories supplied with your BlackBerry smartphone or BlackBerry PlayBook tablet for recycling free of charge.

Note: The BlackBerry Recycling Program is only available to individuals who live in the United States, with the exception of the states of Connecticut, Maine and Washington.

Download prepaid mailing label (PDF)

Learn about state recycling programs

If you live in Connecticut, Maine or Washington, find out about your state’s recycling program:

Learn about the State of Connecticut's e-waste recycling program Learn about the E-Cycle Washington program Learn about the Maine Electronics Recycling Program

If you live in California, find out about additional ways to recycle your device:

Learn more

Review instructions for packaging your BlackBerry smartphone or BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

Your package may only contain BlackBerry smartphones, BlackBerry PlayBook tablets and any peripherals or electrical accessories supplied with your BlackBerry smartphones or BlackBerry PlayBook tablets.

If you’re including a BlackBerry smartphone in your package for recycling, remove the battery and place tape over the battery ends (include the battery in the same package to be mailed).

Don’t include more than three BlackBerry smartphone batteries in a single package.

Before mailing your BlackBerry smartphones and/or BlackBerry PlayBook tablets for recycling, consider the following:

Any information contained on your BlackBerry smartphones, BlackBerry PlayBook tablets and/or peripherals with the ability to store data will be lost. Back up, transfer, delete and/or remove any data, content, apps, media or personal, confidential or other information you wish to keep.

Any package you send for recycling and received by the recycler won’t be returned to you.

You should remove peripherals and/or electrical accessories not supplied with your BlackBerry smartphone or BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, including any peripherals that have the ability to store data, content, apps, media or any personal, confidential or other information as this information will also be lost. Peripherals and/or electrical accessories not supplied with your BlackBerry smartphone or BlackBerry PlayBook tablet should not be sent for recycling.

Wipe information from your BlackBerry smartphone or BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

Before you wipe your BlackBerry smartphone or BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, you should back up, transfer, delete and/or remove any data, content, apps, media and confidential, personal or other information from your BlackBerry smartphone or BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.

Wipe information from your BlackBerry smartphone

To find out how to wipe your BlackBerry smartphone, refer to the user guide for your smartphone.

Find the user guide for your BlackBerry smartphone

BlackBerry Radar Recycling Information

Your BlackBerry Radar unit and battery are recyclable where programs exist. If programs are not offered in your area, check with your local government for regulations regarding proper disposal of electronic products.

Learn more about BlackBerry Radar Recycling

Contact Us

For more information about the BlackBerry Recycling Program, contact sustainability@blackberry.com

1 The BlackBerry Recycling Program also allows you to recycle your used non-BlackBerry smartphone, non-BlackBerry tablet and/or any peripherals and electrical accessories supplied with your non-BlackBerry smartphone or tablet.