Equipment Disposal

The university partners with several suppliers and nonprofits for equipment disposal. Please refer to the table to learn details on how to properly dispose of your equipment.

TYPE / SUPPLIER EQUIPMENT DISPOSAL & RECYCLING CONTACT
Computers & Other Equipment with regulated materials / Washington University – Environmental Health & Safety Some items and equipment used in offices and laboratories are regulated as special or hazardous waste and may not be disposed of in the “normal” trash. These items contain hazardous components which are restricted from disposal in non-hazardous landfills. Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) will recycle or dispose of these items according to state and federal requirements. Environmental Health & Safety
314-362-6816
314-362-1995 Fax
EHS Equipment Disposal Policy
TYPE / SUPPLIER EQUIPMENT DONATION / SALE CONTACT
Any Items The Strait Group will pick up any item, whether it has value or not. Items that have a resale value will be sold and the proceeds shared with the department.

Items of little value but still usable will be donated to local institutions or charities. Items of no value will be recycled through appropriate channels. No surplus item will go to a landfill.

Instead of calling 1-800 Got Junk, call The Strait Group
314-662-8080  Bob Strait
Fax: 636-787-0999
bob@straitgroup.com
Lab Equipment/ Supply Recycling Program

Washington University School of Medicine  Young Scientists Program

Provides support and resources to the St. Louis Public Schools by donating lab materials and old, used equipment and supplies to allow teachers to do hands-on science teaching in their classroom. Rochelle Smith
Young Scientist Program Director
smithr@wustl.edu
314-362-7963  Ebony Page
Young Scientist Program Coordinator
pagee@wustl.edu
314-362-7456
Furniture, Electronics, Office Supplies, Household Goods / The Salvation Army​ The Salvation Army will schedule the pickup of your donated items through the central warehouse located at 3949 Forest Park Avenue. John Slappy
Corporate Solicitor
314-535-0057 X573
john_slappy@usc.salvationarmy.org
Unwanted Computers / Dell Financial Services Dell will pack and ship old computers and evaluate for disposal or value for payment back to department. Aurora Knight
1-800-274-3355 ext. 7282237
512-728-2237
Fax: 512-283-2517 aurora_knight@dell.com
Medical, Research, & Scientific / Ace Laboratory Systems Ace has been in the laboratory equipment service business for 18 years. They service lab equipment, and also buy and sell used equipment. David Luetkemeyer
Ace Laboratory Systems
1550 S. Kingshighway
St. Louis, MO 63110
Office: 314-771-7272
Mobile: 314-602-7360
Furniture Sales / St. Charles Office Furniture St. Charles Office Furniture will schedule truck to pick up after sale. Send photos of items to Pat Barteau with “Attn: Pat” in the subject line. Pat Barteau
St. Charles Office Furniture
710 Fountain Lake Blvd.
St. Charles, MO 63301
636-745-9747
Medical Supply Donations / Wildlife Rescue Center A non-profit rehabilitation center for Missouri native wildlife. Lauren Caruso
Wildlife Rescue Center
1128 New Ballwin Rd.
Ballwin, MO 63021
636-394-1880
School Supplies Donations / Kidsm​art Tools for Learning​ Organization seeks supplies to help enhance children’s education. Serving the neediest students in the Greater Metropolitan St. Louis area by providing basic tools for learning by transferring, at no cost, the community’s surplus supplies and merchandise to teachers for the children’s educational needs. Linda Kilwan
Kidsmart Tools for Learning
12175 Bridgeton Square Dr.
Bridgeton, MO 63044
314-291-6211
Donations / Grace & Peace Fellowship Grace & Peace Fellowship is interested in donations in good condition – chairs, tables,beds, couches. With three or four days notice, they can acquire a pick-up truck. They can call their insurance company and get a temporary extension on liability insurance. Ms. Melody Perkins
314-367-8959
Medical Supply Donations, donations of surgical supplies, sutures, sterile towels, gloves, etc./ Jet Vet Veterinary Clinic A veterinary clinic caring for rescue animals. Danielle
Jet Vet Veterinary Clinic
Dixon, MO
573-759-2685
jetvetllc@yahoo.com