Frequently Asked Questions
Follow the easy steps on the WARPit guide to learn how to register WARPit User Guide (PDF, 407 KB)
1. Please create a works request through the following link:
Please specify Recycling as the problem type and Furniture for reuse as the sub problem type.
The Works Request Description Box enables you to provide information on what the item is, where it is located and going to.
Please Note: If your item requires dismantling prior to transit e.g a desk, please also ensure you have put this information in the Works Request Description Box along with a request for Janitorial Assistance to move items to the nearest exit as our recycling team uplift and drop off items at building entrances ONLY.
2. The WARPit team will contact you to assess your item(s) for suitability to be taken to the Estates Reuse storage facility where it will be re-advertised to staff. If it is NOT suitable for reuse it will be recycled and a small charge is levied (please see our Recycling Recharge Policy) at
Furniture will be uplifted by the recycling team on a Wednesday from 8am to 4pm.
If the expiration date on your item passes and no one has claimed it, the WARPit team will contact you to assess your item(s) for suitability to be taken to the Estates Reuse storage facility where it will be re-advertised to staff, if it is NOT suitable for reuse it will be recycled and a small charge is levied, please see our Recycling Recharge Policy at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/environment/warpit/
If you list an item on WARPit you don't have to do anything else. The staff member who claims the item will arrange collection through Estates. WARPit makes it as easy as possible for contributors to give away items.
Estates is responsible for transporting WARPit claimed items. The claimant must submit a Works Request Form to arrange transport.
Your School or Units Building officer or Environmental Facilitator will assess your items for recycling or reuse and upload items for you.
It is the receiver's responsibility to re-advertise the item.
Such items are not suitable for WARPit and must be recycled.
Please create a works request through the following link:
Please provide as much information as possible in description e.g what the item is and where it is located. Also, if your item is a desk it will need to be dismantled so please request a *Multitrade* for joiners and transport.
No. WARPit is only for redistributing work related reusable items.
The University Newsletter "In the Loop" has a section called Your Space where staff can advertise private items.
Contributions, suggestions and ideas for future content are welcomed by Victoria on 2530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
No. At this time WARPit is only for University of St Andrews staff use.
Students, please check out St AndRe-Use for your reuse needs.
To abide by waste legislation and liability issues the guidelines must be followed. It is the responsibility of the contributing party to ensure that items are described correctly and the guidelines are followed. It is the requesting parties responsibility to ensure the item/equipment is safe and appropriate before using. All users must agree with the terms on registration and before a transaction takes place.