Interested in taking part in the Walmart car seat trade in 2019? Or haven't heard anything about it until now and are curious? Buckle up, because here's all the information you need to know to help save the planet and bag yourself a free voucher this September.
Since a baby event is coinciding with the car seat program at Walmart too, whether you're expecting in the new year or want to tick off a few of your must-haves before Christmas comes around, now's the time of year to purchase your baby buys.
Scroll for all the info you need to take part. Or if you just fancy a nose.
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WALMART CAR SEAT TRADE IN 2019 – WHAT IS IT?
Walmart is currently celebrating National Baby Safety Month by running a Best of Baby Month event where they slash the prices on everything from strollers to bassinets and even diapers; along with this sale, Walmart have opened a car seat buyback program for parents to take advantage of. This allows unwanted carseats to be recycled rather than just thrown in the trash, and parents will receive a $30 Walmart gift voucher as a thank you. The event is a collaboration between Walmart and innovative recycling company TerraCycle.
WHEN DOES THE WALMART CAR SEAT TRADE IN 2019 BEGIN?
The Walmart car seat buyback program has been deemed the Nation's Largest Car Seat Recycling Event; over 4,000 Walmart stores are set to be taking part starting from the 16th September until the 30th September.
WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO TAKE PART IN THE WALMART CAR SEAT TRADE IN 2019?
1. You'll need to own any type of unwanted car seat – whether it be Chicco, Maxi Cosi or Cosco.
2. Then, you need to check whether your local store is participating in the event, you can do so here (opens in new tab).
3. Take your car seat to customer services in store.
4. Receive your $30 Walmart gift card.
WHAT ARE THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE WALMART CAR SEAT TRADE IN 2019?
- Maximum of two trade-ins per household;
- Any car seat brand will be accepted'
- Booster seats can not be traded in.
DOES WALMART TAKE OLD CAR SEATS AT ANY TIME OF THE YEAR?
Yes, Walmart will recycle old car seats at any time of the year. The only difference with the Walmart car seat buyback event is that you'll receive a $30 Walmart voucher for doing so during the 16th to 30th September 2019.
OTHER RETAILERS – WHAT ABOUT A TARGET CAR SEAT TRADE IN?
Target is also running a car seat trade in event this month. From now until the 13th September. Customers can take any type of car seat to guest services in their local Target store to be recycled. They will then receive a 20 per cent off voucher to spend on a new car seat, stroller or selected baby gear. However, the voucher is only valid until 14th September 2019.
Target also run their car seat trade-in program all year round, with the exception of September being when they give customers a thank you coupon. Since starting the Target car seat trade in program, they've recycled over half a million car seats!