UQ has an approved supply arrangement with ACT Logistics for e-waste disposal with buyback, under QG DETSOA84891 End User Computing agreement.

This agreement targets items such as desktops, laptops and monitors that have any saleable value at their end of life. It also provides higher resale pricing and lower service charges.

Proceeds from the sale and disposal of items are returned to the Organisational Unit via an invoice to ACT Logistics once the items have been processed.

If you have items that are end of life, contact ACT Logistics to get a quote. Please provide item details and condition to the following people:

NameJacqui StubbsEmily Wetherall
PositionBusiness Development ManagerCustomer Relationship Manager
Phone0409 494 7291300 225 001 (option 2)

Items of no value

You can dispose of e-waste items at no cost through ITS who have an e-waste collection point at:

ITS Store
Level 1, Prentice Building (42)
Cooper Rd

Lithium-ion batteries in laptops and mobile phones

Please contact IT support to have University-provided device batteries disposed.

Lithium-ion batteries are taken directly to the UQ Science Store (Building 99).

Read the safety alert about lithium-ion batteries for further information.

Large amounts of e-waste

If you have a large amount of e-waste, log a request with PF Assist to arrange collection. 

If you are unsure if an item is of no value, contact ACT Logistics at the details above for advice.