Disposing of Laboratory Equipment

To recycle your lab equipment, follow these steps:

  1. Clean equipment and remove all hazardous materials
  2. Submit a Laboratory Equipment Disposal Request in NSIS in the Hazardous Waste Menu – Research Safety will certify that your equipment is safe to be recycled
  3. Submit an equipment-recycling request through Facilities Management

To donate your lab equipment, follow these steps:

  1. Clean equipment and remove all hazardous materials
  2. Submit a Laboratory Equipment Disposal Request in NSIS in the Hazardous Waste Menu – Research Safety will certify that your equipment is safet to be donated
  3. List the equipment on the NU Surplus Property Exchange page

To recycle computers or electronic equipment:

  1. visit Northwestern's Computer & Electronic Recycling page