The DoIT Help Desk recycles old personally-owned computing and electronics equipment. We accept computer components from any manufacturer. We partner with Universal Recycling Technology to safely provide a comprehensive data destruction system guaranteed to comply with federal laws and regulations.
- Computer Sciences 1210 W. Dayton Street
- Free, secure service to recycle your old equipment.
- Convenient on-campus location.
- Environmentally friendly alternative to putting items in landfill.
- Recycling methods in compliance with health and safety laws.
- Meets US Department of Defense and National Security Agency requirements for purging classified information.
- Meets Federal Privacy Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) and state legislation.
- Once a computer is delivered for recycling, DoIT cannot return it to the owner. Participation in this program constitutes a relinquishment of all rights to the hardware and other computer materials delivered to DoIT.
- Equipment must be personally owned, all departmentally owned equipment should go through SWAP
We recommend deleting information from your computer prior to recycling it. Remember to delete sensitive information, back-up necessary files, and remove all transportable media prior to delivery. Please see Media Disposal (Windows) – Securely erasing a hard drive and Media Disposal (Mac) – Securely erasing a hard drive in Mac OS X for more information about securely erasing hard drives.
DoIT will accept:
- CD drives
- CDs / DVDs
- Hard drives
- Power adapters
DoIT can not accept:
- Batteries that are not an integral part of the system being recycled
- Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) that have been removed from their cases, or CRTs that are cracked or broken
- Departmentally owned equipment of any kind
- Hazardous waste or contaminated items
- Products contaminated or suspected of being contaminated with chemicals, biological agents
- Substances not integral to the original new equipment or otherwise associated with normal office or household environments
- Telephones, including cell phones
- Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems