Recycling an Apple product is as easy as it is good for the planet.

Recycle any Apple device online and at any Apple Store.footnote 1 For qualifying devices, you’ll receive a gift card online, and credit toward a purchase in-store. We’ll either refurbish the device for resale or recycle its materials responsibly to be reused.

Find an Apple Store

Recycling Online

Tell us which device you have, and we’ll email you a prepaid mailing label. Once you’ve deleted your data, ship your device to us, and we’ll handle the rest.footnote 2

iPad, iPhone, or smartphone

Send us your device, and if it qualifies, we’ll send you a gift card.footnote 3

iPad 2 or newer

iPhone 5 or newer


Mac desktop, Mac notebook, or PC

Send us your computer, and if it qualifies, we’ll send you a gift card.footnote 3

Mac or PC

Apple Watch, iPod, or any older Apple devices

Send us your devices, and we’ll recycle them responsibly.footnote 4

Apple Watch, iPod, or older device

How to delete your data. iOS Devices  Mac

We offer free recycling throughout the United States. If you live in one of the following states, you can participate in their free electronics recycling programs by visiting the sites below:

If you live in Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, or Virginia, fill out this request form to participate in a free recycling program.footnote 5

Independent recycling professionals can obtain removal instructions for the battery and other components requiring selective treatment by calling Apple Support.