Electronic recycling information

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Information Technology is committed to sustainability and the proper recycling of electronics and consumables. The following article lists what can be recycled, including direct links to the service request forms for Michigan Tech departments to request recycling service. Please be aware that there is a recycling cost for some items.

Who can request recycling

Departments with university-owned items

Michigan Tech departments can make requests for recycling, resale, or disposal of technology. Use the following service catalog forms to make a request.

No personal items

Please contact Facilities for recycling your personal items.

What can be recycled

Common electronic devices, such as computers, laptop batteries, cameras, and printers, as well as printer cartridges and batteries, can be recycled. 

Recycling Costs

Devices like CRT monitors, televisions, printers/copiers, and appliances (microwaves, refrigerators, etc.) will have a cost. Please provide an account index for these items. The costs below are per the company who provides the service, American Recycling.

E-Recycling Costs
Item Charge
TVs $25
CRT monitors $10/ea
Large standalone copiers $25/ea
Small appliances $25/ea
Large appliances $50/ea
Printers, CPUs, towers, laptops, LCD monitors, servers, tablets, projectors, cables, keyboards, mice, switches, routers, phones, speakers, radios, access points, UPSs, etc. Free of charge
If you have questions, please contact Michigan Tech IT at it-help@mtu.edu or call 906-487-1111.  
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