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March 13: Free E-waste Drop-off (Campus Units Only)

March 5th, 2013 @ 1:49 pm by Camille Kirk

Bargain Barn is offering another of their free e-waste drop-off events. E-waste needs to be disposed of legally, which means it cannot be thrown in the landfill trashcan. The drop-off events are a great service for the campus community. Here’s the announcement from Bargain Barn:

When: Wednesday, March 13, 12:00 – 3:00 pm
Where: Hopkins Services Complex, 615 Hopkins Rd. (Across from the University Airport)

Items Accepted: Non-functioning* University owned desktop (or smaller) electronic items such as:

  • desktop/laptop computers
  • monitors
  • keyboards and mice
  • speakers
  • phones
  • printers and faxes
  • PDA’s
  • TV’s and VCR/DVD players
  • projectors
  • typewriters
  • microwaves
  • shredders
  • software
  • cords/cables

We’ll also accept small lab items, such as shakers and water baths

* Please note that the Bargain Barn picks-up marketable functioning items at no charge.

Not accepted for drop off** are:

  • items with UCD property stickers
  • items requiring decommissioning (e.g., containing oil or refrigerant) or containing hazardous chemicals
  • household batteries (can be placed for pick-up with your campus mail)
  • toners (can be placed for pick-up with your campus mail)

**We reserve the right to refuse any item.

Please prepare your items as follows:

  • Please remove items from their original packaging
  • Do not place items in small boxes
  • Batteries must be removed from the casing on UPS units

Large drop-offs: If you plan on dropping off a large quantity (50 or more items), please let us know so that we can plan accordingly.

Call (530) 752-2145 or e-mail for other eligibility questions.


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