McMaster Earth Day electronics collection

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Do you want to de-clutter your home and/or office of outdated and/or unwanted electronic devices?

If so, take this opportunity to champion sustainability by offering these unused items for reuse and/or recycling at McMaster’s Earth Day Electronic and IT Waste Collection on April 22nd.

In line with McMaster’s 2015 Earth Day celebration, Facility Services will be collecting outdated and unwanted electronics.  Items collected will be available for reuse on April 22. Any equipment not taken for reuse will be fully recycled according to standards compliant with the Ontario Electronic Stewardship Program.


April 22, 2015, at times designated below.


McMaster students, faculty, staff and members of the community


Any equipment with a cord qualifies. A full list of acceptable items can be found here.

Items from home are also accepted.


– Main Campus: Grassy Mall across from University Hall, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Important steps to take before recycling your equipment:

Click here to learn more about clearing confidential information from your devices, as well as removing items from your department’s movable asset inventory.

To coordinate electronics pick-up

If you are not able to take your university-owned equipment safely to a drop-off location, please contact Facility Services at extension 24740 to make arrangements for your electronic materials to be picked up. No charge will be incurred for this service up to and including April 22th 2015.