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Campus Equipment Disposal Procedure

Storage space will not be provided for departmental equipment "no longer in use." Storage in public spaces, mechanical rooms, tunnels, etc., are code violations and are not options for storage. Items left in these area will be removed and become the property of Property Accounting.
IMPORTANT: Nancy Damberg in Property Accounting (6966) must be notified of all transfers, sales, trade-ins, donations or disposal of all items, with or without a University Inventory Number, and whether or not they are functional. She will coordinate all disposal activities with Facilities Management.

Electronic and Other Equipment Disposal

Most electronic equipment contains circuit boards, mercury switches, relays, and tubes which are manufactured with materials considered to be hazardous, and cannot be disposed of in the general trash. The following equipment has been identified for priority attention:

General Equipment and Furnishing Disposal

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Require

Disposal Options for Departments:

Departments should recycle their useable items by using the following methods BEFORE requesting trash disposal, listed in order of preference:

Batteries and Special Wastes:

Environmental Health & Safety directions for battery disposal.
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