Departments: Today is Hard Drive Recycling Day. From noon to 4 p.m., take your hard drives to the iTAC representative at the circle drive on the east side of the K-State Student Union. For more information on how to safely and securely dispose of used hard drives, see Hard Drive Recycling Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3 (IT News, Oct. 19).
Departments: Hard Drive Recycling Day is noon-4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, on the Manhattan and Salina campuses to help properly dispose of old hard drives from university computers.
This service is free to K-State departments. A signed Hard Drive Recycling Day form is required for this service. Continue reading “Departments: Free disposal of hard drives Nov. 3”
A total of 4,000 pounds (two tons) of paper material was collected from K‑State departments Oct. 14 for shredding and secure disposal. Continue reading “Two tons of paper collected during October Shred Day”
(Editor’s note: Weblinks in this article were updated Oct. 14, 2015.)
In addition to the university’s periodic Shred Day events, departments can securely dispose of paper and electronic media (eWaste) throughout the year. Continue reading “Departments: Secure disposal of paper, electronic media available all year long”
K-State’s All University Shred Day is in “full-shred ahead” mode today (Tuesday, Oct. 18) on the Manhattan and Salina campuses. Departments can securely dispose of documents with personal identity information (Social Security numbers, birth dates, credit card numbers, etc.) at these locations:
- Manhattan campus (10 a.m.-2 p.m.; two locations): Dole Hall, and east of the K-State Student Union on Mid-Campus Drive
- Salina campus (10 a.m.-noon): Loading area between the east and west wings of the Technology Center
Departments may deliver documents to these locations above or contact iTAC (785-532-4918) to pick up. An authorization form (PDF) must be completed and submitted with all materials. See the Sept. 27 Free Shred Day article in K-State Today for a list of materials that can be shredded.
|K-State Shred Day, Oct. 18, 2011||Information/Contacts|
|Authorization form to allow Document Resources to accept,
destroy, and recycle materials provided
|Authorization form (PDF)|
|Pick-up service Tuesday, Oct. 18 (Manhattan campus only)||iTAC, 785-532-4918|
|Policies on disposal of university documents|
The Information Technology Assistance Center has replaced equipment in technology classrooms over the winter break. Some of the equipment that was removed from these rooms is now available for transfer to other departments on campus. Here is a list of what is currently available:
- Epson 8300 LCD Projector (1)
- APC 1000 VA Battery Backup Units (12)
- Shure ULXP4-J1 Microphone Transmitters/Receivers (6)
- Extron SW4 VGA Switchers (5)
On Tuesday, Oct. 19, more than five tons of paper was collected for shredding and recycling as part of the first annual “Shred Day” sponsored by Information Technology Services. Document Resources collected 10,800 pounds from 39 different departments and took the material to their secure facility to shred and then recycle.
K-State’s Salina campus is up next. Document Resources’ trucks will be there 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Nov. 2, to collect paper from the College of Technology and Aviation. Like the Manhattan campus, questions about records retention should be directed to the university archivist, Tony Crawford (firstname.lastname@example.org, 532-7466). Other questions about the Salina event, such as where to bring the paper, should be directed to Bill Chestnut (email@example.com, 785-826-2666).