Earbud Recycling

A Sustainable & Simple Solution for Earbuds

The benefits of recycling are apparent and yet, society is only recycling about 30% of all waste.** At AVID, we continue to focus on sustainable product solutions that make a positive impact on our environment. Find an e-recycling facility near you below or find out where your community e-recycles.

URT Wisconsin Facility

2535 Beloit Ave

Janesville, WI 53546

608-754-3400

URT New Hampshire Facility

61 Industrial Park Dr

Dover, NH 03820

603-422-7711

URT Oregon Facility

10151 SE Jennifer St

Clackamas, OR 97015

503-722-2236

URT Texas Facility

2301 Franklin Dr

Fort Worth, TX 76106

817-924-9300

What happens to earbuds after they are sent to recycling?

Primarily, the metal is extracted from the material and sold back into the metal manufacturing market to be remade into other copper containing products. Most common reuses include earphones, earbuds and speaker components.

*RoHS (Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances) regulations ban specific substances -- lead, cadmium, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB), mercury, hexavalent chromium, and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants – in electronics. **https://www.greenandgrowing.org/benefits-recycling-important-earth/