Target car seat recycling program offers families the option to redeem for a coupon
Before throwing away those old infant car seats, parents might want to know that it is possible to save money while doing some good for the environment.
Target gives them that option. From September 12 until September 25, all Target stores will participate in their annual car seat swap event, according to its website.
The company’s program description stated that all stores would participate, taking car seats, bases, harnesses and booster seats, regardless of the degree of damage or expiration. In return, customers will be able to “redeem a coupon on their Target app or at Target.com/circle for 20% off a car seat, stroller or select baby equipment.”
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The event kicked off in 2016. Working in conjunction with Waste Management, Target’s website said the goal was to drive sales by providing a dynamic shopping experience that can help parents and promote recycling.
“As our customers increasingly seek out products and experiences that are good for them, their families and the planet, we are facilitating positive impact on the environment through exchange programs,” the site said. Web.
For this year, the event will have a “contactless” option due to the current state of the pandemic. According to the website, stores will include drop boxes near Target Guest Services.
It’s not the only trading program that Target has launched.
The company also has a popular exchange program within its electronics department. Employees can help customers trade in phones, tablets, video games, consoles, portable devices, and many other unwanted electronics, and this can be arranged online or in person. The company also accepts discarded or unwanted gift cards in stores.
The company released some of what it helped create with recycled car seat materials, including items such as “pallets, plastic buckets, and building materials such as wooden beams. steel and carpet padding ”.
Target’s announcement says the program has recycled more than 22.2 million pounds of car seats to date.
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