Best Buy: Offers an extensive service accepting used electronics, cartridges, batteries, CD/DVDs, no matter where they were purchased. Their Tech Trade-In program gives customers a gift card when they return certain used electronics. (find a store)
Staples: All stores accept used electronics and ink cartridges (regardless of where they were purchased). Many goods are accepted for free.
Home Depot: All stores accept used CFL and florescent lamps (find a store)
Lowes: 1,700 stores now have recycling centers that accept: CFLs, rechargeable batteries, cell phones and plastic bags.
Automotive Stores: Generally accept lead-acid batteries from customers when they purchase a new battery.