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 them off 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.

Stop by the University of Utah for U Recycle Day, an annual event for responsible recycling. Come shred paper documents, find a new home for gently-used furniture, offload your expired and leftover medicines, or safely dispose of household e-waste. Participants are also invited to donate items like clothing, books, and toys!

2022 Event Details

  • When: Friday, April 22, 2022  |  8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • What: Recycling event for e-waste, paper shredding, clothing donation, and hard-to-recycle materials.
  • Where: 595 Guardsman Way Salt Lake City, UT 84108
  • Accepted items include: Documents for shredding, desktop & laptop computers, printers, batteries, stereos, VCR, DVD, & CD players, books & magazines, sofas, tables & chairs, bicycles, skis & snowboards, toasters, blenders, expired medications, and more. If you’re not sure whether an item is accepted, check here for a complete list.

Volunteers will be available 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. The Sustainability Office is partnering with the Utah Department of Commerce, Campus Police, Columbus Shredding, Tams Solutions, and The Other Side Academy to make U Recycle Day possible.

Please bring residential items only; business materials will not be accepted.