Safely recycle your personal and University electronics for free

No limits. Any location. Certificate of Secure Destruction available.

Bring your personal or Harvard University devices that are no longer in use and in need of safe, secure recycling to one of the events happening across campus. As part of Harvard's commitment to responsibly disposing of electronic waste, Harvard University Information Technology and the Office for Sustainability have teamed up for this community offering. 

DataShredder is a Harvard approved service provider and offers secure, compliant and R2 RIOS certified recycling of electronics. By request, a certificate of secure destruction for devices containing confidential information (e.g. research or financial or institutional info) can be provided.

Free events on campus:

Monday, April 22
12-2 pm
Science Center Plaza; during "Harvard Celebrates Earth Day"

Wednesday, April 24

Courtyard Café; Harvard Medical School 

Kresge Building Atrium; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 

Thursday, April 25

Kresge Building Atrium; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 

Courtyard Café; Harvard Medical School 




Accepted electronics: Computer equipment | routers | keyboards | mouse | printers | scanners | fax machines |credit card machines | telephones | mobile phones | answering systems | cameras | surveillance equipment | stereos | video equipment | gaming equipment | cables | power cords | wiring capacitors | diodes | resistors | transistors and more

Not accepted: refrigerators | washing machines | dryers | AC units | CRT monitors | televisions | loose batteries

Brought to you by Harvard University Information Technology Information Security and the Office for Sustainability.