Tag: Receiving

Surplus computer sale, with Windows 7

“Still running Windows XP at home?” asks the Institutional Support Office. If “yes,” your computer is increasingly at risk. Since Microsoft has stopped making updates for Windows XP, the system is prone to viruses. Your best bet might be to consider buying a reasonably priced surplus computer with Windows 7 already installed. Contact Receiving at […]

New: ‘Surplus Blog’ helps offices claim stuff for repurposing

As part of sustainability efforts to re-use campus surplus, employees will now have an easy new tool to find out what’s available. Called the “Surplus Blog,” it will list items available for claiming on a first-come, first-served basis. Items will be listed for 30 days. They will be available for re-use only by UW-Green Bay […]

Office Supply Exchange Depot

Too many paper clips, extra toner or staplers laying around your office area or stashed in a supply cabinet?  Do you need to order extra intra-campus envelopes or ring binders?   Before ordering new or tossing extra supplies, consider recycling surplus office supplies with your campus friends and coworkers. The Office Supply Exchange Depot started last year […]

Canada postal shutdown affects customers here

Yesterday, Canada Post suspended all postal services nationwide.  The US Postal Service will continue to accept mail destined for Canada, however it is being held pending a resolution.  Departments who need to send letters and packages to Canada may avoid service delays by using Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service, UPS or FedEx.   Please contact Al […]

Reminder: Electronic waste ‘roundup,’ through Friday

Have any University-generated e-waste? Deliver to the Receiving/Mail Center area (Lab Sciences 110) by this Friday (April 1). Disposal fees may be assessed for certain electronic waste. Items could include miscellaneous surplus electronics; appliances, regardless of condition; televisions, VCRs, etc.; freon-containing equipment – refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners; calculators; telephones; printers; non-hazardous lab equipment; electrical equipment, […]