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Disposal and Sale of Surplus Equipment

 

The University’s Office of Waste Management (OWM) is responsible for the collection and disposal of unwanted furniture and equipment that has a value of less that $100.00 or scrap/junk equipment of any value. Equipment with a value of greater than $100.00 can be transferred to another University department or sold by a Public Bid through the Procurement Department. See instructions below for each type of equipment and furniture.

 

 

 

1. Disposal of Equipment or Furniture valued at less than $100.00:

Please use the Office of Waste Management (OWM) Surplus Equipment Disposal Policy and Form found at: https://www.umass.edu/af-forms/physicalplant/equipmentdisposal . This form allows University departments to transfer title to unusable (junk) equipment and furniture valued at less than $100.00 to the OWM. OWM will in turn decide if the equipment/furniture is usable at any other University department or can be donated to another source.

If you have any questions concerning this procedure please call John Pepi, General Manager of OWM at 413.577.3013.

   
 

2. Sale of Equipment or Furniture Valued at greater than $100.00

Please use the Procurement Department procedure for sale of equipment found at:
http://www.umass.edu/procurement/surplus.html . This procedure gives instructions and specific forms to allow the sale of unused equipment.

If you have any questions concerning this procedure please call John O. Martin, Director of Procurement at 413.545.0361.
 

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