PRESS RELEASE June 3, 2005

Apple Announces Free iPod Recycling Program at US Retail Stores

Customers Offered 10 Percent Discount on New iPod Purchases

CUPERTINO, California—June 3, 2005—Apple® announced a free recycling program for iPod®, the world’s most popular digital music player. Beginning today, customers can bring iPods they no longer want to any of Apple’s 100 retail stores in the US for free environmentally friendly disposal, and those who drop off an iPod, iPod mini or iPod photo will receive a 10 percent discount on the purchase of a new iPod that day.
iPods received for recycling in the US are processed domestically and no hazardous material is shipped overseas. More details of Apple’s worldwide recycling programs are available at
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