Electronics recycling will be open on March 2, 9, 16, 23 from 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Kent State University R-17 parking lot behind Starbucks, between S. Willow Street and S. Lincoln Street. Members of both the campus and city of Kent community can recycle used electronics through Infinite Electronics Recycling, LLC. Infinite Electronics Recycling is an R2 certified recycler, meaning materials are handled in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Materials permitted at the E-Cycle Drive include: flat screen televisions, personal and laptop computers, servers and storage devices, monitors (CRT, LCD), flat screen docking stations, floppy drives, DVD/CDS burners and players, VCRs, circuit boards, scanners, copier, printers, cable, wires, extension cords, digital cameras. Cellular phones, network and telecom equipment and small kitchen appliances. Kitchen appliances larger than a microwave are prohibited at E-Cycle Drive.
All items will be put in large boxes by the public. Kent State staff will not be removing items from vehicles and will watch from a distance. Everyone should wear a mask as well.
For more information about the E-Cycle Drive, visit https://www.kent.edu/sustainability/e-cycle-drive.
E-Cycle Drive is hosted by Kent State University’s University Facilities Management and the Office of Sustainability. The public electronics recycling drop-off event contributes to Kent State University’s standings in the Campus Race to Zero Waste competition. This is the twelfth year Kent State is competing in Campus Race to Zero Waste. The competition is friendly and a benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste-reduction activities to their campus communities. Over 300 colleges and universities compete annually.
For more information, visit www.kent.edu/sustainability.
For directions to the drop-off site, click here.
To view what is accepted and what isn't at the drop-off site, click here.