Electronic Waste Recycling

Batteries, Electronics, & Printer Cartridges:

All types of batteries, electronics, & ink cartridges are recycled at BGSU through the Office of Campus Sustainability. This includes:

  • alkaline/single-use batteries
  • nickel/cadmium
  • lithium-ion
  • All other types of batteries
  • Cellphones, Cameras, Computers, anything that "turns on"
  • Ink cartridges
  • Larger appliances can be picked up through a maintenance request

If your office would like to host a electronic waste recycling box, send an email request to greenbg@bgsu.edu

Hosting a collection box is easy! When it gets full, simply complete a maintenance request here:

Request E-Waste Pick Up

Locations for electronic waste recycling stations:

  • McFall Center
    • First Floor Lobby - Next to Recycling Station/ Vending Machines
  • Parking Services
    • Main Office – Bob Mason’s Office
  • Overman Hall
    • #190 - Geology and Geography Office
  • University Hall
    • #304C Dr. Midden's Office
  • Bowen-Thompson Student Union
    • Information Desk (Ask attendant at desk)
  • Memorial Hall
    • #201 - Department of Environment and Sustainability
  • Administration Building
    • #110 -  Registration and Records  
  • Founders Hall
    • #024 Honors Loft
  • College of Musical Arts
    • #1031 - Main College Office – Mailbox Room
  • Health and Human Services Building
    • #200 - Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Olscamp Hall
    • #122 - Classroom Technology Services

ComDoc Inkjet Cartridges:

University printer cartridges from university printers can be recycled through ComDoc by:

  1. Drop off empty printer cartridges by the elevator / loading dock door at the southeast corner of the 1st floor of Hayes Hall.
  2. Contact  John Keen (jkeen@comdoc.com) for more information.