E.Media Bins

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The Electronic Media (E.Media) Recycling Program was established in 2007 to give departments and individuals an opportunity to dispose of end-of-use electronic media in a responsible way. The e.Media bins have compartments for these items as well as compartments for small printer cartridges and batteries. Please put your material into the proper disposal compartment.

What is acceptable in the e.Media bins

Small quantities of the following:

  • Non-confidential electronic media: CDs, DVDs, videotapes, audiotapes, computer disks, and their cases
  • Small personal electronics: cell phones, pagers, PDAs, smart phones, and small electronics
  • Inkjet and bubble jet printer cartridges
  • Batteries: alkaline, carbon, zinc, lithium, nickel-cadmium, nickel, metal hydride, and silver oxide

What is not acceptable in the e.Media bins

Where to recycle your e.Media on campus

Put the material into the appropriate compartment in the nearest e.Media bin. See below for the list of current locations of e.Media bins. If you do not have a bin at your building and would like to request one, contact Recycling & Solid Waste. Note: there is a waiting list for these bins.

E.Media Bin Locations

  • Alder – Second floor, by vending machines with Public Area Bins
  • Allen Center for CSE – Main floor lobby, near reception and elevators
  • Allen Library – Ground floor, Research Commons’ info desk
  • Anderson – Room 115
  • Architecture – Outside room G–42
  • Art – By room 102, across from library entrance
  • Bagley – First floor, Chemstores, just inside loading dock
  • Benjamin Hall Building – Floor 1, by elevators
  • Bloedel – Outside room 253
  • Bryant – Main floor hallway, with Public Area Bins
  • Burke Museum – Mailroom
  • Communications – Basement, by Communications Copy Center Public Area Bins
  • Denny – Second floor lobby, with Public Area Bins
  • Elm – Second floor, by elevator 305 with recycling/waste bins
  • Engineering Library – Next to Reserve Book Drop
  • Ethnic Cultural Center – First floor lobby
  • Fishery Sciences – Next to room 213
  • Foege Building – Cafe level, by elevators with Public Area Bins
  • Gates Law School – First floor by cafe, with Public Area Bins
  • Gerberding – Basement lobby, by Public Area Bins
  • Gould – Outside room 236
  • Graves – Second floor copy room, at end of hall to the right
  • Guthrie – Basement, by elevator
  • Haggett – Grey Lounge, south end
  • Hall Health – Third floor, across from room 304
  • Hansee – Main entry level, adjacent to Leary and Austin Halls
  • Health Sciences Building – Outside room B–170
  • Health Sciences Building – Outside room D–108
  • Health Sciences Building – Outside room J–014
  • Health Sciences Building – RR-wing, fourth floor across from elevators
  • Health Sciences Building – Across from T–334 library entrance
  • Henderson – Next to room 255
  • HUB – First floor, across from Information Desk
  • IMA – 3rd floor Programs Office
  • John Wallace – Ground floor, across from room 025
  • Johnson – Outside room 170, with Public Area Bins
  • Kane – Near room 234, by Public Area Bins
  • Kincaid – Inside room 24
  • Lander – Floor 2, residential entryway
  • Loew – Inside suite 371
  • Mary Gates – Outside 093/mail room
  • McCarty – Across from information desk
  • McMahon – South of the information desk, by newspaper kiosk
  • Mercer – Room A315-2
  • More – Across from room 119
  • Mueller – Outside room 170
  • Music – Outside room 225, with Public Area Bins
  • Northlake – Main lobby
  • Ocean Sciences – First floor, with Public Area Bins by elevator
  • Odegaard Undergraduate Library – Second floor, reception desk
  • PACCAR – Second floor, by elevator
  • Padelford – Across from C–306 (library), with Public Area Bins
  • Parrington – First floor, with Public Area Bins
  • Physics/Astronomy Tower – Outside room C241
  • Plant Services – FABS break room
  • Plant Operations Annex 7 – Second floor by reception desk
  • Poplar – First floor, by trash and recycle bins
  • Publication Services – Just inside loading dock sliding door
  • Purchasing & Accounting – Inside main entrance, with Public Area Bins on stair landing
  • Savery – First floor, southwest entrance, with Public Area Bins
  • Schmitz – Third floor, with Public Area Bins
  • Social Work – Ground floor, in lobby with Public Area Bins
  • South Campus Center – Outside room 242
  • Southwest Maintenance Zone Bldg – In main lobby area
  • Stevens Court – Community Center, across from RD office
  • Suzzallo – First floor, by reference desk
  • University Facilities – Lower floor copy area
  • University Transportation Center – Reception area, with Public Area Bins
  • Urban Horticulture – Merrill Hall, ground floor by restrooms
  • UW Tower – Floor C–4 cafeteria entrance, under the signboard
  • UW Tower – Floor O–2, near skybridge lobby and elevator #7
  • Wilcox – First floor public area, across from elevators
  • Winkenwerder – Outside room 204