Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Dispose of an old computer

I have a computer that I no longer need

Does the computer work?

Yes, it works

No, it's broken

I don't know

Is your computer one of these models?

  • HP EliteDesk 800 G1
  • HP Elite 8300
  • HP Elite 8200
  • HP8000
  • Dell Optiplex 7010
  • Optiplex 790
  • Optiplex 780

Yes, it is one of these models

No, it is a different model

I don't what model it is

Your computer can be upgraded

With a RAM upgrade, your computer can be made fast enough to run University desktop environment.

Please consider upgrading and reusing the computer before purchasing a new one.

Yes, I want to get in touch to arrange an upgrade

No, I just want to dispose of it

Is your computer less than 6 years old?

The date your computer was made will probably be printed on a sticker somewhere on the case. On Apple Mac, you can find the year by clicking on the Apple menu then "About this Mac".

Yes, it is 5 years old or less

No, it is more than 5 years old

I don't know how old it is

Advertise it for internal use on Warp It

It is now possible to cascade PCs on Warp It. In order to ensure that data is approriately assessed and managed, it is necessary to follow a specific process.

Learn more about reusing computers on Warp It

Does it have a Core 2 Duo sticker?

Is there a sticker like this located on the case?

Core 2 Duo sticker



Arrange for it to be donated

Computers like this can be collected by one of our approved partners. Please fill out the following form.

Get in touch

We can help you to reuse your computer. Let us know your question and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Disposing of electronic waste

The University has a number of systems to dispose of electronics waste safely and easily.

How to dispose of electronic waste

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