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

Coming up: Electronics Drive on April 9th!

Lot 10 (North side of Slater Family Ice Arena)

Drive-In/Drive-Out/No Contact

9:00am—1:00pm

*No Tube TVs or CRT screens

What can be recycled?

Anything with a cord or that’s battery operated:

¨ Computers

¨ Laptops

¨ Monitors

¨ Printers & Other IT/Office Equipment

¨ Wires/Cables/Cords

¨ Light Ballasts

¨ Cellphones/Telephones

¨ Cameras & AV Equipment

¨ Video Games & VCR/DVD Players

¨ Household Appliances

¨ Electronic Tools

¨ Batteries of All Kinds

¨ Fans & Much More!

¨ Flat screen TVs ONLY

¨ NO: CRT screens, lightbulbs, VHS or cassette tapes, DVDs/CDs, floppy discs or other data storage, etc.

Clean out those garages, basements, & attics!

More than 50 million tons of electronic waste are produced every year in the U.S., the majority ending up in landfills.

This is your chance to recycle unwanted electronic devices & scrap items in an environmentally safe way with ZERO landfill waste!

· Includes certified destruction of hard drives & other data-bearing devices.

Sponsored by

BGSU Campus Sustainability & AIM Ecycling

Contact greenbg@bgsu.edu with questions

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:

  • Administration Building
    •    #110 - Registration and Records
  • BGSU Huntington Building
    • Department of Environment Health and Safety - Jeremy Dick
  • Bowen-Thompson Student Union
    • Information Desk (Ask attendant at desk)
    • #231 - Conference & Event Services
  • Business Administration Building
    • #371 - Zubair Mohamed's Office
  • Education Building
    • #215 - Technology and Resource Center
  • East Hall
    • #212 - English Department
  • Eppler South
    • 1st Floor Lounge
  • Founders Hall
    • #024 - Honors Loft
  • Health and Human Services Buildings
    • #200 - Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
    • #106 - College of Health and Human Services
    • #223 - Criminal Justice Program
  • Jerome Library
    • #151 - Student Athlete Academic Success Office
  • Kuhlin Center
    • #103 - Jim Barnes' Office
  • Life Science Building
    • #429 - Conservation Biology and Population Ecology Lab
  • McFall Center
    • First floor lobby - Next to Recycling Station and Vending Machines
  • Memorial Hall
    • #201 - Department of Environment and Sustainability
  • Moore Musical Arts Center
    • #1031 - Main College of Musical Arts Office (Mailbox Room)
  • Olscamp Hall
    • #122 - Classroom Technology Services
  • Overman Hall
    • #161 - Chemistry Stockroom
    • #190 - Geology and Geography Office
  • Parking Services
    • Main Office - Bob Manson's Office
  • Psychology Building
    • #300 - Psychological Services Center
    • Building Lobby
  • Shatzel Hall
  • Sebo Athletic Cente
    • Schoeni Administrative Suite
  • University Hall
    • #304C - Dr. Midden's Office
    • #100 - Center for Community & Civic Engagement
    • #200 - Office of Admissions
  • Williams Hall
    • #220 - Sociology Department

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.

Updated: 03/17/2022 11:56AM