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Staples Rewards

Rewards Program Information

Program Benefits

Base Membership:

  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on ink & toner
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on case & ream paper
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on copy & print services
  • Receive special promotion earning rewards back 
  • No limit to how much memebrs can earn on rewards
  • Get $2 back in rewards for every eligible cartridge recycled - up to 10 per month
  • Receive a $10 monthly rewards statment when they earn
  • Receive monthly ink recycling statement when members recycle 1 or more cartridges
  • Receive an automatic upgrade to Plus when $500 or more is spent in a calendaryear
  • Receive automatic upgrade to Premier when $1,000 or more is spent in a calendar year

Teacher Base Membership:

  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on ink & toner
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on case & ream paper
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on copy & print services
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on teaching & art supplies
  • Receive special promotion earning rewards back 
  • No limit to how much memebrs can earn on rewards
  • Get $2 back in rewards for every eligible cartridge recycled - up to 10 per month
  • Receive a $10 monthly rewards statment when they earn
  • Receive monthly ink recycling statement when members recycle 1 or more cartridges
  • Receive automatic upgrade to Premier when $1,000 or more is spent in a calendar year
Plus Membership:
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on ink & toner
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on case & ream paper
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on copy & print services
  • Receive special promotion earning rewards back 
  • No limit to how much memebrs can earn on rewards
  • Get $2 back in rewards for every eligible cartridge recycled - up to 10 per month
  • Receive free shipping on all orders
  • Receive a $5 monthly rewards statment when they earn
  • Receive monthly ink recycling statement when members recycle 1 or more cartridges
  • Receive the Priority customer service phone number
  • Receive automatic upgrade to Premier when $1,000 or more is spent in a calendar year

Premier Membership:

  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on ink & toner
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on case & ream paper
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on copy & print services
  • Receive special promotion earning rewards back 
  • No limit to how much memebrs can earn on rewards
  • Receive double the monthly limit on ink cartridges recycled - up to 20 per person
  • Receive double the length of time to redeem rewards
  • Receive free shipping on all orders
  • Receive a $5 monthly rewards statment when they earn
  • Receive monthly ink recycling statement when members recycle 1 or more cartridges
  • Receive the Priority customer service phone number

Teacher Premier:

  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on ink & toner
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on case & ream paper
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on copy & print services
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on teaching & art supplies
  • Receive special promotion earning rewards back 
  • No limit to how much memebrs can earn on rewards
  • Receive double the monthly limit on ink cartridges recycled - up to 20 per person
  • Receive double the length of time to redeem rewards
  • Receive free shipping on all orders
  • Receive a $5 monthly rewards statment when they earn
  • Receive monthly ink recycling statement when members recycle 1 or more cartridges


Rewards Without a Credit Card?

Yes

How to Earn

The Staples Rewards Program allows members to participate without having to hold a credit card

  • Earn 10% back in rewards on all ink & toner, case & ream paper and Copy & Print purchases
  • Recycle any ink or toner cartridge, up to 10 per calendar month, and get $2 back in Staples Rewards per cartridge

The following qualifying purchases are eligible toward earning rewards:

  • Ink and toner used in copiers
  • Fax machines and printers excluding printer
  • Fax and copy machine drums
  • Label maker ribbon
  • Refill kits
  • Case and ream cut sheet paper excluding photo paper
  • Dot matrix/"computer" paper
  • Fax thermal paper
  • Resume
  • Stationery
  • Invitations and specialty paper
  • Paper rolls
  • Labels
  • Carbon and carbonless forms
  • Notebooks
  • Pads and filler paper
  • Copy and Print services excluding postage stamps
  • Shipping and shipping supplies
  • Merchandise used in assembling copy print jobs
  • Custom printing orders placed online
  • 3rd party services
  • Other products or services as may be included from time to time by Staples

Ink Recycling Rewards:

  • Each Member can recycle up to 10 cartridges per month of any used ink or toner cartridge sold at any retail store in the U.S., and receive $2 back in Recycling Rewards per cartridge
  • The Member must be physically present at the store when the cartridges are turned in for recycling and a Membership account is identified
  • Staples will accept additional cartridges for recycling but Recycling Rewards will only be issued for the first 10 qualifying cartridges per calendar month per Member
  • Recycling Rewards may be used for the same purposes and are under the same restrictions as Rewards

How to Redeem

Recycling Rewards:

  • Recycling Rewards are issued to the member monthly, online, at staplesrewards.com, separately from a Member's standard Rewards statement, approximately within 30 days after the month in which the recycling was completed
  • Recycling Rewards are credited to the Member's Rewards account in full each month with no minimum required
  • Expired, lost or misdirected Recycling Rewards will not be reissued
  • Recycling Rewards not received due to incorrect account information including e-mail address will not be reissued

Premier Members Rewards:

  • Premier Members are issued rewards online monthly when a minimum of $5 has been earned
    • Balances of less than $5 will be rolled over month to month and expire at the end of each calendar year
  • Premier Members are eligible to earn recycling rewards on up to 20 ink or toner cartridges per calendar month
  • Members also receive free delivery on all orders, and, from time to time, Premier-only in store events, offers, free products and services

Rewards:

  • If members have earned qualifying Rewards, they'll receive them via email on November 15 or in home between November 24 - December 3, 2012
  • Members' accounts will receive credit for qualifying purchases equal to 10% of the total qualifying purchase amount for purchases made during the applicable calendar quarter if the reward minimum is met
    • Qualifying purchase amount is the amount paid at checkout after application of all promotions, coupons and rewards redemption
  • Amounts spent on taxes, postage stamps, delivery charges, pre-paid phone cards, Staples gift cards and third party gift cards do not count towards earning rewards
  • Purchases on ink and toner manufactured by Hewlett Packard are excluded
  • Rewards earned will be issued monthly online at www.StaplesRewards.com when the value of the reward is at least $10
    • Monthly Rewards balances of less than $10 will roll over each month until the minimum is met for that calendar quarter
    • If the $10 minimum has been met for the calendar quarter, any balances of less than $10 will be issued online to members within approximately 30 days after the end of the calendar quarter

Minimum to Redeem

Rewards earned will be issued monthly online at www. StaplesRewards.com when the value of the Reward is at least $10

Elite Status?

Yes

Elite Status Benefits

  • A Member is automatically upgraded to Plus status when the Member's account reflects $500 of spending on all products and services at each or any combination of Staples U.S. stores, online at staples.com
  • A Member retains Plus status for the remainder of the calendar year in which they qualify and the initial following year and must re-qualify in that and each subsequent calendar year. Member's account balances are reset at the beginning of the calendar year to $0
  • Plus Members are issued Rewards online monthly when a minimum of $5 has been earnedPlus Rewards balances of less than $5 will be rolled over month to month and will expire at the end of each calendar quarter
  • Plus Rewards, once issued, expire at the end of the third month following issuance of the Reward. Plus Members are eligible to earn Recycling Rewards (as described in Section 6) on up to 10 ink or toner cartridges per calendar month. Plus Members also receive free delivery on all orders, and, from time to time, Plus-only in store events, offers, free products and services. 
Plus Membership:
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on ink & toner
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on case & ream paper
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on copy & print services
  • Receive special promotion earning rewards back 
  • No limit to how much memebrs can earn on rewards
  • Get $2 back in rewards for every eligible cartridge recycled - up to 10 per month
  • Receive free shipping on all orders
  • Receive a $5 monthly rewards statment when they earn
  • Receive monthly ink recycling statement when members recycle 1 or more cartridges
  • Receive the Priority customer service phone number
  • Receive automatic upgrade to Premier when $1,000 or more is spent in a calendar year

Premier Membership:

  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on ink & toner
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on case & ream paper
  • 10% back in Staples Rewards on copy & print services
  • Receive special promotion earning rewards back 
  • No limit to how much memebrs can earn on rewards
  • Receive double the monthly limit on ink cartridges recycled - up to 20 per person
  • Receive double the length of time to redeem rewards
  • Receive free shipping on all orders
  • Receive a $5 monthly rewards statment when they earn
  • Receive monthly ink recycling statement when members recycle 1 or more cartridges
  • Receive the Priority customer service phone number

Enrollment Bonus?

No

Bonus Offers?

No

Free Shipping?

Yes*
Base Members
Teacher Base
Plus
Premier
Teacher Premier

Free Shipping Info

  • Plus, Premier and Teacher Premier Members receive free delivery on all orders

 

Ink/Toner Recycling Rewards?

Yes

Ink/Toner Recycling Rewards Info

Each member is eligible to receive ink recycling rewards on ink recycling, performed at Staples stores

  • Ink resellers and remanufacturers are strictly prohibited from earning Ink Recycling Rewards
  • Each Member can recycle up to 10 cartridges per month of any used ink or toner cartridge sold at any retail stores in the US, and receive $2 back in Recycling Rewards per cartridge
    • The member must be physically present at the store when the cartridges are turned in for recycling and a membership account is identified
    • Staples will accept additional cartridges for recycling but Recycling Rewards will only be issued for the first ten qualifying cartridges per calendar month per member
  • Recycling Rewards may be used for the same purposes and are under the same restrictions as other rewards
  • Recycling Rewards are issued to the member monthly, online, at www.StaplesRewards.com, separately from a member's standard Rewards statement, approximately within 30 days after the month in which the recycling was completed
    • Recycling Rewards are credited to the member's rewards account in full each month with no minimum required
  • Expired, lost or misdirected Recycling Rewards will not be reissued
    • Recycling Rewards not received due to incorrect account information including e-mail address will not be reissued

No Expiration of Rewards?

No

Expiration of Rewards Info

  • Rewards expire the last day of the month 2 months following the month in which they are issued 
  • Expired, lost or misdirected rewards will not be reissued
    • Rewards not received by the member due to incorrect email addresses will not be reissued
  • If the $10 minimum for the quarter has not been met, rewards balances of less than $10 expire at the end of each calendar quarter

Premier Members:

  • Premier Rewards, once issued, expire at the end of the 5th month following issuance of the reward

No Max Earning Cap?

Yes

Age Requirement to Join

18

Sponsoring Companies

Sponsoring Rewards Cards

Current Promotions

Currently No Promotions

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