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Today is Hard Drive Recycling Day, Nov. 3

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: Free disposal of hard drives Nov. 3

photo of old hard drives by Dean Vellenga

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”

Departments: Secure disposal of paper, electronic media available all year long

(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”

Shred Day in full swing today on Salina and Manhattan campuses

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
Campus contacts
  • Manhattan campus: Rebecca Gould, 785-532-2298
  • Salina campus: Tony Hoover, 785-826-2660

Used equipment available from tech classrooms

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:

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Shred Day a success Oct. 19; Salina campus next

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 (arcford@k-state.edu, 532-7466). Other questions about the Salina event, such as where to bring the paper, should be directed to Bill Chestnut (chestnut@k-state.edu, 785-826-2666).

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