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E-Waste Collection & Document Shredding

Date Change: March 26
Parking Lot B5 across from the Robins Center

The Office of Sustainability and the Information Services team partner to host an annual E-waste Collection and Recycling event. This event is for University faculty, staff, and students to dispose of personally owned electronic assets. Bring your old computers, printers, and accessories, phones, TVs, and other electronics ready for disposal.

This year we are also offering document shredding from 12:00-2:00. If you would like to bring your documents between 8:00 and 12:00, please put them in a box. 

Staff are available at the event to help unload vehicles.

All materials are responsibly recycled or disposed of, and all hard drives are overwritten or shredded to remove personal information.

Through the recycling and reuse of nearly 4000 lbs. of collected items in 2014, this event saved enough electricity to power 27 houses for one year, reduced the equivalent weight of 27 bricks worth of hazardous waste, and eliminated greenhouse gases equivalent to removing three cars from the road.

2018 Collection

This year's e-waste collection will take place on March 26 from 8:00-2:00 in Parking Lot B5 across formthe Robins Center. 

What is e-waste?

E-waste includes electronic equipment that no longer works or is past its useful life. We will accept your old computers, printers, phones, TVs, and just about anything else with a plug. Many of these products contain harmful chemicals that must be carefully disposed of in order to avoid polluting the environment. Thank you for helping us keep these items out of the landfill.

Information Security 

The company that the University contracts, Smart Metals Recycling, will destroy any personal information on devices to ensure information privacy and security.

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