Metal wire is also accepted for recycling. This includes wiring that is coated with insulation layers.

Reuse Options

MSU Departments should submit a Pick Up Request Form (PURF) to send reusable wire to the Surplus Store.
Students, faculty, staff and the general public can drop items off at the Surplus Store during regular business hours.

Where to Recycle Wire

MSU Departments wishing to recycle metal wire should do so by submitting a service request.

Interior Recycling Stations

Not Accepted

Residence Halls

Not Accepted

Public Drop off Center

Place items in the container labeled “Metal.”

University Apartments Recycling Stations

Place items in the container labeled “Metal.”

Athletic Event Recycling Stations

Not Accepted

Exterior Recycling Stations

Not Accepted

Where Does It Go?

When designated for reuse, wire is sold through the Surplus Store.
When recycled, it is consolidated and shipped to a third party material broker for recycling.