Shred-Mania and E-Cycle Drive 2019

For the tenth consecutive year Kent State will compete in RecycleMania, a friendly competition and benchmarking tool to promote waste-reduction at more than 300 college and university recycling communities. The electronics recycling (E-Cycle) Drive and Shred-Mania are hosted by Kent State’s University Facilities Management, Human Resources and the Office of Sustainability. The public electronics recycling drop-off event contributes to Kent State’s standings in the RecycleMania competition.

Free Electronics Recycling and Document Shredding

The E-Cycle Drive will be held on Feb. 27 and March 6, 13, and 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Kent State University R-17 Parking lot behind Starbucks between S. Willow and S. Lincoln Streets. Faculty, staff and students, and the Kent community can recycle used electronics through RET3, an R2-certified recycler, where materials are handled in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Materials permitted at E-Cycle Drive include just about anything with a cord: personal and laptop computers, servers and storage devices, CRT and LCD monitors, docking stations, floppy drives, DVD/CD burners and players, VCRs, circuit boards, scanners, copiers, printers, cables, wires, extension cords, digital cameras, cellular phones, and network and telecom equipment. Televisions and kitchen appliances are NOT accepted. For more information about E-Cycle Drive, please visit

Free Document Shredding

Shred-Mania will be held on Wed., March 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Kent State University R-17 parking lot behind Starbucks between S. Willow and S. Lincoln Streets. Faculty, staff and students, and the Kent community may shred personal documents. However, only university property will be counted toward the competition with this event. Materials accepted for shredding include documents, drawings, photos, blueprints, coupons, tickets, checks, magazines, paper bags and file folders. There is a limit of five boxes per person from the Kent community for document shredding. For more information about Shred-Mania, please visit

For more information, please visit. If you have questions, contact Leah Graham, Kent State University's Outreach Recycling Coordinator at 330-672-8023, or

POSTED: Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 4:33pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:32am