RadioShack Announces E-Waste Program

RadioShack, Fort Worth, Texas, has launched an online e-waste trade-in program that allows customers to exchange certain portable electronics for a store gift card. Acceptable electronics include GPS devices, MP3 players, wireless phones, digital camcorders, car stereos, digital cameras, laptop computers and video game consoles.

"We are excited to offer our online customers an environmentally friendly solution by helping them trade-in their used portable electronics while at the same time helping them save on their next RadioShack purchase," said Peter Whitsett, executive vice president of merchandising for RadioShack, in a press release. "We know that consumers are looking for innovative ways to save money, and we think this program will help them stretch their dollars in time for the holiday shopping season at their neighborhood RadioShack."