U Recycle Day


Old appliances and cell phones, whether working or not, risk leaking toxins when they enter the landfill. Help keep these items out of the landfill by dropping off your unwanted items at U Recycle Day. 


Responsible Recycling 

University of Utah Sustainability Office staff recycling e-waste in the Rice Eccles parking lot.

Sustainability Office staff helping to unload collected electronic waste.

Bring your electronic waste and old personal documents to the University of Utah for U Recycle Day, an annual event for responsibly recycling. Participants are also invited to donate non-perishable food items, which will be given to the on-campus Feed U food pantry.

2019 Event Details

  • When: Thursday, April 18, 2019  |  7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • What: Recycling event for e-waste, paper shredding, food donation, and hard-to-recycle materials
  • Where: South side of Rice-Eccles Stadium parking lot, 451 S 1400 E
  • Accepted items include: Documents for shredding, non-perishable food, desktop & laptop computers, monitors, keyboards & computer mice, TVs, DVD & VHS players, stereos, speakers, phones, printers & copy machines, cameras, cords, ski & snowboards, DVDs & CDs, plastic disc cases, ink & toner cartridges, and plastic bags

Volunteers are always on hand to help you unload your car, making this a quick and easy stop.

This event is open to the University of Utah community and Salt Lake residents. U Recycle Day is sponsored by Pepsi and is hosted by the U’s Sustainability Office, in partnership with Salt Lake County Health DepartmentUtah Recycling AllianceStaff Council, and the U’s Commuter Services and Facilities Management departments.

Please bring residential items only; business materials will not be accepted. Call 801-585-9352 for specific questions.

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