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Disposal of Surplus Computers and Electronic Waste

Proper management and disposal of surplus/old computers.

It is the responsibility of the individual or department to securely dispose of their surplus or old laptops and computers.

More information on how to securely erase data is available online:
https://www.uvm.edu/it/security/erase/

Note that ETS Client Services will also assist in hard drive destruction for any hard drive in computer equipment that is destined for disposal.

Windows – secure data eraseĀ instructions

Mac – secure data eraseĀ instructions

Instructions concerning what to do after data has been securely removed:
Recycling Computers and electronic waste

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