Donating Made Easy with the Newegg Give Back Box Program

Posted on May 10 2014 - 11:42pm by Susan Bewley

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Like many other people, I love getting cool electronics and toys in the mail.  Not just from blogging, but my husband and myself getting new hardware for our computers or new toys for our home. The problem with getting all these awesome things in the mail, however, is that we have boxes everywhere. Sure, we can bring the boxes to get recycled, but we have to physically being them ourselves since our trash company doesn’t have a recycling program. Don’t get me wrong, we do recycle when we can, but our trunks just aren’t big enough for some of these boxes. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a company that took advantage of all these boxes everywhere?

To my shock, one of my favorite companies came up with a solution to this program and it doesn’t just recycle the boxes, but allows people to reuse them and give back to those in need. Recently, Newegg joined forces with the non-profit “Give Back Box” to create one of the coolest charitable program ever. With Newegg’s Give Back Box program, Newegg customers get a pre-paid shipping label in their box and instructions on how they can send gently used clothes, shoes, and other items to those in need. This means you can get rid of last spring’s clothes, or your child’s outgrown clothes, put them in your Newegg box, and ship them off without ever leaving your home. Not only are you able to give to those in need, but the boxes are being reused and recycled once they are no longer usable, allowing everyone to give back!

As someone who loves to give back to the Earth and my community, I think Newegg’s Give Back box program is perfect for everyone.  Also, if you don’t have enough room in your box or didn’t receive a shipping label, you can go to their site and print out a label. As a long-time loyal Newegg customer, I am delighted that one of my favorite companies isn’t just giving back, but helping their customers give back as well. To learn more about this awesome program, make sure to check out the Newegg Give Back Box program here!


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Susan Bewley is a professional writer who has been writing content online & in print format for over 10 years. As well, she is an alumni of the University of Louisville with a Masters Degree in Special Education. When not working as an online business consultant or ghost writing, she can be found writing on Budget Earth, on her own novel, or working with various entities in the pet industry.

17 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. md Kennedy May 11, 2014 at 10:04 am - Reply

    What a fantastic idea! We do have easy recycling in the city where I live but I’d rather see an item reused before it has to be recycled. I’ll check it out.

  2. Shannon May 11, 2014 at 5:43 pm - Reply

    This is so neat. Thank you for sharing this with us!

  3. Sarah L May 11, 2014 at 7:47 pm - Reply

    Great idea. I just don’t shop there so I don’t have any of their boxes.

    • biz July 11, 2014 at 9:15 pm - Reply

      Hi Sarah

      Thank you so much for liking our movement.

      You can go to the website at and print a shipping label for free. And simply find an existing box at home, pack it with your donation, seal and stick shipping label and ship. As simple as that.

      Help spread the word and tell your friends. Lets change the world together and let no box be left behind 🙂

  4. Darlene May 11, 2014 at 10:01 pm - Reply

    That is an awesome way to give back! It is great that they make it so easy which encourages a lot of people to give back!

  5. Jeani Brickner May 14, 2014 at 1:30 am - Reply

    this is cool! i wish amazon did this!

  6. Tanya Cox May 14, 2014 at 11:55 pm - Reply

    Neat! I love recyclebank and this is another cool site implementing recycling more.

  7. Veronica Lee May 15, 2014 at 7:48 am - Reply

    What a wonderful way of giving back! A great program for everyone!

  8. lisa May 20, 2014 at 10:45 am - Reply

    What a good idea. Companies always send items in a box that’s too big and has those mailing labels all over it. I recycle the boxes after scraping off my shipping info, which takes time. So, right now, I have several boxes sitting that need to be broken down and taken out.

  9. Kellie Murray May 22, 2014 at 6:41 am - Reply

    I love this idea. I wish other companies *ehem, Amazon* would do this so that I wouldn’t have so many boxes.

  10. Marcie W. May 22, 2014 at 10:14 am - Reply

    This is nothing short of genius and it really makes me hope other companies take note and adapt a similar program soon! I have found a few great deals through Newegg over the years.

  11. Dana Rodriguez May 23, 2014 at 9:57 am - Reply

    That is a great idea!! I love this program!

  12. Jo-Ann Brightman May 24, 2014 at 7:54 am - Reply

    My community does have a recycling program but I think that this is a great idea to help and encourage people to donate items to charity and to recycle the boxes too.

  13. Maria n May 24, 2014 at 8:15 am - Reply

    Wow that’s amazing! Everyone company needs to start doing this! I doubt they will but they should take example and start making chances

  14. Christina Kelbel May 26, 2014 at 3:30 pm - Reply

    So you can only reuse the boxes that they send you when you buy something? Is that right? I don’t understand how that helps with reusing other boxes. And you have to give away your stuff for the box to be reused? That’s a rip-off in my opinion but I guess it helps somewhat.

    • Susan Bewley May 27, 2014 at 11:45 pm - Reply

      Christina, yes, it is used for people who buy products for them and they pay for the shipping. It uses the boxes and the items you pack inside are given to a charity. I believe some months it is goodwill and others local charities in California.

    • biz July 11, 2014 at 9:20 pm - Reply

      Hi Christina

      We are trying to make sure boxes do not go to landfill and at the same time help millions of people in need. We all have so much unwanted items at home which we never use. They also eventually find themselves to landfill.

      You can also go to and print a shipping label with just one click. You can then use any box you have at home to donate items you no longer need or want. Simple as that.

      Thank you for helping us to change the world.

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