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.

2018 Event Details

  • When: Thursday, April 19, 2018  |  8 am-12 pm
  • What: Recycling event for e-waste, paper shredding, and food donation
  • Where: South side of Rice-Eccles Stadium parking lot, 451 S 1400 E
  • Accepted items include, but are not limited to: Documents for shredding, desktop & laptop computers, monitors, TVs, DVD & VCR players, stereos, phones, printers & copy machines, cameras, cords & AC adapters, small home appliances, skis & snowboards, DVDs & CDs, plastic disc cases, ink & toner cartridges, and non-perishable food items

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 and is hosted by the U’s Sustainability Office, in partnership with Salt Lake County Health Department, Utah Recycling Alliance, Samsung, Pepsi, Staff Council, and the U’s Commuter Services department. 

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

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