KENT STATE UNIVERSITY HOSTS FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING; HR Faculty Staff News; March 3, 2021
The 2021 E-Cycle Drive at Kent State University is open to students, faculty, staff and the Kent community. Electronics recycling will be open on March 3, 10, 17, and 24, from 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Kent State University R-17 parking lot behind Starbucks, between S. Willow and S. Lincoln streets.
The campus and Kent communities can recycle used electronics through Infinite Electronics Recycling, LLC, an R2 certified recycler, which handles materials in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Materials permitted at E-Cycle Drive include: flat screen televisions, personal computers, laptop computers, servers and storage devices, monitors (CRT, LCD), flat screen TVs docking stations, floppy drives, DVD/CD burners, VCRs, circuit boards, scanners, copiers, printers, cables, wires, extension cords, digital cameras, cellular phones, DVD players, network and telecom equipment and small kitchen appliances. Kitchen appliances larger than a microwave are NOT accepted at E-Cycle Drive.
Participants are asked to wear a mask and place all items into large boxes. Kent State staff will observe drop-offs from a distance and will not remove items from vehicles.
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, a friendly competition and benchmarking tool whereby over 300 colleges and universities recycling programs promote waste-reduction activities in their respective communities. For more information visit the E-Cycle Drive website.