Risk Management and Safety encourages recycling of used electronics

Published: January 30, 2020

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Risk Management and Safety encourages the recycling of used electronics. Many old electronic devices such as computer monitors, television, printers and more contain toxic and harmful elements including chromium, mercury, lead and cadmium. Electronics also contain valuable raw materials and by recycling these items, individuals can reduce impacts from mining and manufacturing. 

For recycling of electronics owned by Auburn University departments, contact Surplus Property at 334-844-4984 to arrange a drop-off plan.

To find out where to donate or recycle personal electronic devices, go to https://www.epa.gov/recycle/electronics-donation-and-recycling.

Submitted by: Kevin Ives