Information Technology Services
Information Technology Services

Secure Electronic Destruction and Disposal (E-waste)

E-waste includes any end-of-life or discarded electronics such as laptops, computers, computer peripherals (keyboards, mice, hard drives), tablets, monitors, televisions, printers, modems, telephones, cellphones, small appliances (coffee makers, toaster ovens, kettles), cameras, speakers.

Getting Started

Staff and faculty can submit an online request to the Sustainability Office to pick up their unwanted Queen's owned electronic items.  Items are collected on a weekly basis and sent for safe disposal and recycling. 

E-waste Disposal Secure Handling Practices


  • Sustainability Office is responsible for: e-waste practices
  • PPS and moving services are responsible for: the collection, transportation, and storage of e-waste prior to destruction
  • The electronics recycling company is responsible for: the secure destruction of Queen’s e-waste
  • Departments and Faculties are responsible for: secure storage of e-waste awaiting collection by moving services, arranging the collection of e-waste, and; reporting loss or stolen e-waste
  • Campus Security is responsible for: investigating reports of loss or stolen e-waste
  • IT Services is responsible for: Providing users with guidance on secure handling of e-waste


Please contact the IT Support Centre