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

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

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, Apple Watch, iPhone, or smartphone

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

iPad 2 or newer

Apple Watch

iPhone 5 or newer


Mac desktop, Mac notebook, or other computer

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

Mac or PC

Apple TV, iPod, or any older Apple devices

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

Apple TV, 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 its free electronics recycling programs by visiting the site 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 that require selective treatment by calling Apple Support.