There are many environmentally friendly ways to dispose of electronics. Our recycling program ensures that all hard drive data is destroyed and the equipment is recycled in a way that is compliant with EPA standards.
Select the electronic equipment you want to dispose of:
- Working computers less than 5 years old
- Broken, old (more than 5 years old), or outdated (below Pentium PC or Mac Power) computers and equipment
- Cell phones
Consider donating your computer to:
- Schools or a non-profit group.
- Commercial businesses or groups.
Visit the EPA's eCycling website for donation tips and information.
We accept the following items for recycling. These items should not be put in the garbage. This list includes items that are banned from Illinois landfills.
|Desktop computers||Speakers||CDs||DVD players|
|Laptop computers||Scanners||Televisions||Video game consoles|
|Mice||Printers||Microwaves||Small scale servers|
|Monitors||Fax machines||Videocassette recorders||Digital converter boxes|
|Keyboards||Magnetic tape||Portable digital music players||Cable & satellite receivers|
The WildCARD Office (Norris Center)
9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
Arthur Rubloff Building Loading Dock
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday through Friday
Consider donating your cell phone:
View a list of places that accept cell phone donations.
The HopeLine Program provides donated wireless phones to domestic violence agencies.
Most cellular carriers recycle or reuse donated phones. See your carrier's web site for more information:
Visit the Apple web site for information on Apple's iPod recycling program.