Student eCycling

There are many environmentally friendly ways to dispose of electronics.

Select the electronic equipment you want to dispose of:

Working computers less than 5 years old

Consider donating your computer to:

Visit the EPA's eCycling website for donation tips and information.

Broken, old or outdated computers

The following items are banned from Illinois landfills and should not be put in the garbage.

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  
Cellular phones

Drop-off locations:

Options for recycling electronics in the City of Evanston are at this link. For Chicago, information is here.

If you live on campus, please contact sustain NU sustainNU@northwestern.edu for ecycling options. 

Cell Phones

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 website for more information:

iPods

Visit the Apple website for information on Apple's iPod recycling program.