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Office Depot Launches CE Trade-In Cash Promotion

4/01/2010 11:10:25 AM Eastern

Boca Raton, Fla. - Office Depot has
launched a tech trade-in promotion aimed to help customers get money back for
their old electronics.

Plus, in recognition of the upcoming 40th anniversary
of Earth Day, Office Depot is aiming to collect 400 tons of products for
recycling during the one-month promotion window, helping customers grow greener
and prevent e-waste from ending up in landfills.

"In the wake of a tough economy, Office Depot is
excited to help our customers turn their old technology products into savings,"
said Randy Wick, merchandising VP for Office Depot. "Not only is this a smart
way for customers to earn extra cash and do their part to help the environment,
but it also provides a great opportunity for small business customers to upgrade
their outdated office equipment without breaking the bank."

Customers can continue to recycle their old ink and
toner cartridges to receive $3 back in Worklife Rewards, the retailer said. 

During the Trade-In Trade Up Event, Office Depot is
offering a four-week in-store promotion featuring these special
offers:

Through April
24

  • Save an extra $25 instantly at retail on the
    purchase of a shredder, regularly priced $129 and more, when you trade in a
    shredder.

  • Save an extra $50 instantly at retail on the
    purchase of a printer, regularly priced $199 and more, when you trade in a
    printer.

April 11 - April
24

  • Save an extra $30 instantly at retail on the
    purchase of a camera, regularly priced $149 and more, when you trade in a
    functioning 5-megapixel camera or higher with its own rechargeable
    battery.

  • Save an extra $75 instantly at retail on the
    purchase of a notebook computer when you trade in a Microsoft XP notebook
    computer or newer that is functioning and contains the power
    cord.

Additionally, beginning April 11, customers can visit
www.officedepot.com/tradein to trade in their old electronics
and receive an Office Depot gift card.

The retailer said the gift card value is determined
using a recycle trade-in value generated by Gazelle. Through www.officedepot.com/tradein, customers can trade in LCD
monitors, LCD TVs, digital cameras, desktop and laptop computers, gaming
systems, MP3 players, camcorders, smartphones/PDAs and more, and in turn receive
a gift card to be used at any Office Depot retail store location or www.officedepot.com.

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