As part of the ongoing UH Quarterly eWaste Pick-Up program, university-owned electronic waste (ewaste) is scheduled for recycling during July; throughout the year recycling in the program also takes place in January, April, and October. All equipment is disposed of in an earth-friendly process at certified recycling centers courtesy of Apple.
The procedures for consolidation/shipping of ewaste varies on each UH campus; for a list of contacts that can provide information for individual campuses visit the program’s webpage at: http://hawaii.edu/technology/recycle
Prior to recycling any university-owned equipment you should take several steps:
- Review the AskUs article Best Practices For Recycling UH-Owned Ewaste for insights on securely deleting data.
- Check to see if another department of the university system can use the equipment by listing it on the UH Electronic Swap Meet.
- Process the ewaste per the Disposal Guidelines For Unused UH Computer Equipment.
- Consider donation of the equipment if this is applicable.