Disposal and reuse of IT equipment

We ensure that all IT equipment is dealt with in a sustainable manner with maximum benefit to the University and the environment.

Our IT Lifecycle Team collects, services and redistributes redundant IT equipment across the University. We also arrange for the disposal of IT items that cannot be reused.

Request a collection or redistributed equipment

Visit the IT Support Portal and search for the form: "IT Hardware issues and disposal". On the "Request Type" dropdown menu please select "Request Disposal".

You must always dispose of storage securely. Contact us for advice.

Types of equipment

Any type of IT related equipment can be disposed of via these arrangements, including:

  • Desktop computers;
  • Keyboards and mice;
  • Laptops, PDAs and tablet computers;
  • Printers, scanners, copiers and multi-functional devices;
  • Servers;
  • Networking equipment;
  • Data and power cabling; and
  • Equipment housings and rack systems.

Please visit the IT Services support portal (http://support.manchester.ac.uk) and search for the form: “IT Hardware issues and disposal”. On the ”Request Type” dropdown menu please select “Request Disposal