As part of the ongoing University of Hawaiʻi quarterly eWaste pick-up program, university-owned electronic waste (eWaste) is scheduled for recycling during July. Throughout the year the recycling 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 webiste.
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.