Computer Components

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, under guidelines from the Environmental Protection Agency, has notified Northern Michigan University that it can no longer throw out computer components, in an effort to reduce the amount of mercury being deposited in the local landfill. The information provided below is to assist you in the easy procedures to follow to recycle.

Steps to Recycle - Computer Components

  1. If computer does not work, label as "RECYCLE" and contact Central Receiving (2749) for pickup.
  2. If computer is functional, identify accordingly and contact Central Receiving (2749) for pickup.  All hard drives should be completely cleared of all data prior to pickup.