Best Buy's Commitment to the Environment
We all have a role to play in preserving our planet. Across Best Buy in Canada and the US, we are committed to our role of being an environmentally responsible organization.
As a company, Best Buy is dedicated to adapting and evolving our business to reduce carbon emissions and waste.
Across Canada and the US, we're working together to achieve our sustainability goals.
Reducing carbon emissions in our operations by 75%.
We plan to decrease carbon emissions in our operations by 75% (over our 2009 baseline) to reach our goal of being carbon neutral by 2040.
Reducing carbon emissions for our customers by 20%.
We plan to lower carbon emissions for our customers by 20% (over our 2017 baseline) by 2030, saving $5 billion in energy costs.
Working together to achieve our goals.
Our initiatives to help the environment.
At Best Buy Canada we're tackling multiple initiatives to promote sustainability and improve our relationship with the environment.
Reduce: Repairing products.
We're reducing what gets sent to landfills by helping customers extend the life of their products through the skills of our Geek Squad Agents and repair partners.
Learn more about repair services
We offer a trade-in program where customers can trade in their current working device at a participating Best Buy store and receive a gift card to use towards their next purchase. The traded products are then reused or recycled.
Learn more about trade-ins
Recycle: E-waste and battery recycling.
We partner with EPRA and Call2Recycle to help Canadians recycle and sustainably dispose of their electronics and batteries across the country. Since 2019 customers have recycled over 18 million pounds of electronics at participating Best Buy locations, even if they were purchased elsewhere.
Learn more about recycling
Promoting energy-efficient products.
We're offering a wide range of eco-friendly products that conserve resources, such as ENERGY STAR™ certified products. These products can help you reduce energy usage and monthly costs.
Finding ways to increase overall efficiencies.
As a company, we're exploring how we can be more efficient and environmentally friendly across the organization. Some examples include converting all our store lighting to LED, adopting routing logic to reduce fuel consumption across our Geek Squad fleet and delivery service, and operating an energy management system at our Canadian headquarters.
The Green Team.
We've created a team, selected from different areas of Best Buy Canada, dedicated to helping us achieve our sustainability objectives. The Green Team assesses if we're doing enough to meet our goals and works to raise awareness of our environmental efforts with team members, customers, and vendors.
A leader in climate transparency and action
Our awards and recognition.
At Best Buy we’re proud of our global accreditations and awards for our enterprise sustainability efforts. From our e-waste recycling program to our aggressive carbon reduction commitments, our work to address climate change has contributed to us being recognized as a leader in environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.