To achieve highest and best use of materials, UCLA partners with Human-I-T to refurbish electronic waste. The refurbished products will be provided to low-income individuals, underserved communities, and nonprofits in need of technology, internet, and digital training.

Before Donating:

Departments and employee should get approval before donating:

  • ISS Managed devices
  • Asset Managed devices that are UCLA Health property or exceeding $5,000
  • Items inventoried by Clinical Engineering

Please adhere to your department's E-waste disposal process

For other items, or once approval is received for donation of the above items, follow the e-waste donation process

E-Waste Recycling

EVS Supported Areas

  1. Submit a Support Services Request for EVS
  2. EVS will Remove the E-Waste and place in the appropriate staging are
  3. Shipping/Receiving will regularly ship E-waste items to the MOC in Santa Monica
  4. Environmental Health & Safety will submit a Human-IT ticket request for pickup

Non-EVS Supported Areas

  1. Employee/Department submit a Human-It donation request for pickup
  2. The Employee/Department responsible for the Ticket will be provided with a Human-IT Specialist
  3. The Human-IT Specialist will coordinate with the Employee/Department responsible for the Ticket to setup a pickup time and location*

*Please note in the request form comments if your equipment is too large and you are unable to bring equipment to the designated pick-up location

Visit the UCLA Full List of Accepted & NOT Accepted E-Waste Items via the LINK here.

Accepted E-Waste Items

  • Computer Systems and Accessories
  • Hand-Held Devices
  • Office Equipment
  • Audio and Video Equipment
  • Commercial Equipment

NOT Accepted E-Waste Items

  • Batteries
  • Contaminated Equipment
  • Cracked or Broken CRT Screens
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Household Appliances
  • Printer Ink/Toner Cartridges
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Styrofoam
E Waste Flow
Human IT

Questions? Contact UCLA Sustainability at [email protected]