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DISH Recycling

DISH encourages proper recycling of electronic devices. If you are disconnecting your TV service, leased equipment should be returned to DISH for refurbishment or recycling.

If DISH informed you that you are not required to return your equipment, please responsibly recycle it.

Recycling Resources

We appreciate your participation in any of the following optional recycling programs. Together we can make the world a cleaner place!

Best Buy

Best Buy logo

DISH is focused on making positive impacts to the communities around us. We've partnered with Best Buy to provide you with an easy and free option to recycle your inactive DISH equipment.

Simply bring your inactive DISH equipment to the customer service desk at a Best Buy location near you. It’s that easy!

Best Buy has collected and responsibly disposed of more than 1 billion pounds of electronics and appliances, making them the largest retail collection program in the United States. DISH intends to support them in their goal of recycling 2 billion pounds of e-waste by 2020.


UPS logo

If you are not within driving distance of a Best Buy, you may ship your inactive DISH equipment to our certified recycler using UPS shipping. Bring your equipment to the nearest UPS Shipping Center and use the address listed below. Please note, shipments will be at your own expense.

AER Worldwide
140 Congress Blvd. Suite E
Duncan, SC 29334

If you live in Illinois or New York and are unable to find a convenient drop off location, please.


Earth 911 logo: green flag with recycling symbol

If the above options aren’t convenient for you, please visit Earth911 to find an e-waste recycling facility near you.

Earth911 provides a searchable database of recycling vendors local to your area – be sure to search for receivers if you are recycling a DISH receiver through this platform.

DISH Cares

DISH is committed to recycling as part of our DISH Cares initiative. In addition to protecting our planet by recycling, we utilize reusable packaging and equipment whenever possible, seek energy-saving solutions in our facilities and transportation fleet, and volunteer our time to keep our local parks clean.

Learn more about DISH Cares initiatives