Moodle : Recycle Bin


To Access the Recycling Bin on Moodle:

1. Go to Moodle and select the desired course.

2. To delete an activity, click the Three Vertical Dots button found under the specific activity. A drop-down menu will appear. Click the Delete button.

vertical dots opening drop down menu with delete button highlighted


3. Once the activity is deleted, click the Admin Gear in the top right of the page.

admin (gear) symbol


4. Select Recycle Bin.

recycle bin option under course administration drop down


5. The user has the option to restore or permanently delete any activities that have been sent to the recycle bin. The option to delete all activities in the recycle bin is also available.

PLEASE NOTE: Moodle will delete any content in the Recycle Bin after 8 days.



Support & Training

Support and training for Moodle is available via the Faculty Technology Center at For more information, please see the following article: Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview

Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of training sessions, as well as to register for a slot, please see

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