Recycling Rules!

The Recycling Rules Program Terms and Conditions

The Recycling Rules Program (“Program”) and any related activities (collectively, the “Services”) are provided to participants by Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot”) and Clover Environmental Solutions, a division of Clover Technologies Group, LLC (“CES”) (collectively, the “Program Sponsors”), subject to participant’s compliance with these terms and conditions (the “Terms”), which may be updated from time to time at the sole discretion of the Program Sponsors. By registering for the Program, participant acknowledges that he/she has read these Terms and accepts and will be bound by these Terms. Should participant object to any term or condition of these Terms, any guideline, or any subsequent modifications thereto, participant’s only recourse is to immediately discontinue participating in the Program.

Eligibility to Use Services

The Program is open to any accredited public, private or parochial schools grades Kindergarten through 12th Grade and home school associations, containing any class with students from Kindergarten to 12th grade, organized and operated primarily for educational purposes and having 15 or more students (“Schools”) within the continental United States (not valid in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico). Teachers, principals, administrators, or individuals who are otherwise affiliated with a School who register on behalf of a School to participate in the Program must be legal residents of the United States who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (hereafter referred to as “You”). Your registration and account are not transferable or assignable.

Collection boxes and Office Depot gift cards will only be mailed to a valid School address. The Program Sponsors assume no responsibility for errors caused by incorrect information You provide when registering to participate in the Program.

The items that are accepted for recycling (“Products”) are set forth on the website. The Program Sponsors, in their sole discretion, will determine, at any point in time, what items will be accepted for recycling and the monetary values assigned to the Products. The Program Sponsors may change, at any point in time and without prior notice to You, the list of Products accepted for recycling and/or the monetary values assigned to the Products.

Do not send any item for recycling other than the qualifying Products listed on The Program Sponsors will not issue credits for non-qualifying Products and will not return any Products or other items shipped in the collection boxes. The Program Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to decline to issue credits for any Products that are visibly damaged or that otherwise do not comply with the guidelines for Products as published on, as updated from time to time.

You represent and warrant that the Products You send in for recycling are free of any liens or encumbrances, including third-party software which may not be transferred or for which royalties are due. You agree to indemnify the Program Sponsors from all claims or losses sustained by the Program Sponsors as a result of any breach of this warranty. Any Product found to be fraudulently obtained may be turned over to the appropriate federal, state, or local law enforcement authority without further compensation or notification to You.

Product Valuation, Processing, & Receipt of Reward

Credits will be awarded to You by the Program Sponsors and credited to your account based upon the values established by the Program Sponsors for the Products. Values are established by the Program Sponsors and are published on The amount that will be credited to your account is the published value for your Product(s) in effect at the time your Product(s) are processed by the Program Sponsors, not the price published at the time You sent the box to the Program Sponsors.

Credits will issued by the 15th of each month in the form of an Office Depot gift card when the value of the credits in your account reaches twenty-five dollars ($25.00). Office Depot gift cards issued pursuant to the Program are not for resale or auction. They do not constitute property, do not entitle You or your School to a vested right or interest and have no cash value. Office Depot gift cards issued pursuant to this Program are not redeemable for cash, transferable or assignable for any reason. Office Depot gift cards shipped pursuant to this Program that are returned as undeliverable will be forfeited. The issuance of Office Depot gift cards pursuant to this Program is final except in the event that a card has been issued in error. Lost or stolen Office Depot gift cards will not be reissued. You and/or your School are responsible for taxes, charges or other liabilities related to or resulting from participation in the Program.

Recycling accounts will remain active as long as the Program Sponsors receive not less than one (1) Product from you in the latest 12-month period. If you do not send at least one Product within any 12-month period, the Program Sponsors have the right to classify your account as inactive and deactivate your account.

Your Responsibility for Termination and Deactivation of Your Products’ Services

You are responsible for terminating and deactivating any and all Internet, voice, or data service(s) for each electronic device You ship through this Program, including without limitation, cell phone service, Internet service, broadband and/or wireless data service or the like, and You will be solely responsible for any charges, account balances and/or fees associated with your service or the termination and/or deactivation of that service. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE ANY CREDIT FOR UNUSED SERVICES, NOR WILL YOU BE COMPENSATED FOR ANY CHARGES BILLED TO YOU BY YOUR SERVICE PROVIDER AFTER YOUR ELECTRONIC DEVICE IS SENT TO THE PROGRAM SPONSORS. Should any charges arise after shipping to the Program Sponsors, it remains your responsibility to resolve any payment issues with your service provider.

No Return of Equipment and/or Personal Information

Title to the shipped Products passes to the Program Sponsors or their designated agent at the point of delivery to the Program Sponsors’ carrier. Once You ship your Product to the Program Sponsors, your Product will not be returned to You and any information contained in or on the Product cannot be retrieved or returned. You are solely responsible for removal of all stored data in your Product prior to shipping. The Program Sponsors strongly recommend that You back up your data and/or erase the data from your Product’s hard drive, memory, or other fixed and/or removable digital media. Any files or data left on your Product may be accessible to others if the data is not erased. The Program Sponsors shall not be responsible for the loss, safekeeping, or maintenance in confidence of any data resident on the Products. The Program Sponsors will not substitute or replace any Product submitted by You pursuant to this Program under any circumstances.

Accuracy and Revisions

Except as to Products already processed, the Program Sponsors may modify, suspend, withdraw or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Program, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. You agree that the Program Sponsors shall not be liable to You or to any third party for any modification, suspension, withdrawal or discontinuance of any part of the Program except for those Products already processed by the Program Sponsors. The Program Sponsors may at any time revise these Terms by updating this posting. By participating in the Program, You agree to be bound by any such revisions and You agree to periodically visit this page to determine the then current Terms to which You are bound.


You agree to indemnify and hold the Program Sponsors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees, made by any third party arising out of, or related to, your violation of the foregoing Terms or your violation of any law, regulation or third-party right.

Questions and Suggestions

If You have questions or suggestions about the Program, please contact us by mail at:

Clover environmental Solutions

4200 Columbus Street
Ottawa, IL 61350

General Information

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between You and the Program Sponsors and govern your use of the Services, superseding any prior agreements between You and the Program Sponsors. These Terms and the relationship between You and the Program Sponsors shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and the Program Sponsors agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within Palm Beach County, Florida. Any failure of the Program Sponsors to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statue or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Services or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.