Annual Electronics Recycling Drive Continues At UH

The old adage of “reuse, reduce, recycle” continues for its fifth year at the University of Houston, as the Office of Sustainability and its partner, Bass Computer Recycling, are offering students, faculty and staff the means to consciously dispose of old and unused electronics.

This year’s electronics recycling drive is Thursday, March 28, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Student Center South Circle Drive

No University property will be accepted. A full list of items and materials that Bass Computer Recycling will accept is available online

Among the items that will be accepted include

  • Cable/wire
  • Circuit boards
  • Computers
  • Drivers
  • Fax machines
  • Mainframe
  • Monitors
  • Networking equipment
  • Power strips
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Servers
  • Telephones/cell phones
  • VCR/DVD players

Items that will not be accepted include:

  • Ferrous materials
  • Hazardous materials
  • Household appliances
  • Larger copiers
  • Non-computer plastics
  • Paper
  • Refrigerators
  • Televisions
  • University of Houston-owned property
  • Wood 

Bass Computer Recycling, an R-2 certified recycler and a TCEQ approved manufacturer with more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry, will process all of the donated electronics. It has the experience and the facility to design and implement a plan for e-waste needs, and can also clean, test and refurbish the equipment for resale. Items that cannot be refurbished will be deconstructed and recycled consciously to be reused elsewhere.

For questions regarding the electronics recycling drive, contact the Office of Sustainability at or 832-842-9051.