Indianapolis: IUPUI University Library Launches Electronics Recycling Program
From an IUPUI Announcement:
The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University Library is launching a small electronics recycling effort as its latest program to support the campus commitment to sustainability.
In cooperation with the local nonprofit RecycleForce, University Library is now accepting used items such as cell phones, tablets, chargers or curling irons — almost anything with a cord — which RecycleForce will dismantle and recycle. Students, staff and community users can drop off such e-waste items at the library’s second-floor circulation desk during regular operating hours.
The newly launched recycling program is the latest in a number of changes in services, space and planning that University Library has instituted as green efforts in recent years.
The new Learning Spaces III collaborative study environment, which opened in 2012, was created using a range of renewable materials, such as cork and carpet made of recycled fibers
Library staff last year reset all public printers in the library to a double-sided printing default. This shift is estimated to save up to 1.2 million sheets of paper per year.
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