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car seat trade-in

As our guests increasingly look for products and experiences that are good for them, their families and the planet, we are making it easy to have a positive impact on the environment through trade-in programs.

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program details


When & Where

  • When: Sept. 12 – Sept. 25, 2021
  • Where: Car seats can only be traded in at a Target store.
    • Target will have drop-off boxes for guests’ unwanted car seats located near Guest Services.
    • Select stores are participating in the program.
    • Find a participating store near you

Trade-in Details

Beginning Sept. 12, guests will have the opportunity to recycle an old, expired or damaged car seat and redeem a coupon on their Target app or for 20% off one car seat, stroller or select baby gear. Materials from the old car seats will be recycled by Target’s partner, Waste Management.

good to know

  • Target introduced its first car seat trade-in program in April 2016.
  • Since the program launched, Target has recycled more than 22.2 million pounds of car seats and counting.

read up on past trade-in events