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


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

admin (gear) symbol


  1. Select Recycle Bin.

recycle bin option under course administration drop down


  1. 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

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides Moodle support by email, by phone, or live through Zoom. For contact information, please see the article Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview. To connect through Zoom and for further information on support services and training, see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Faculty Resources & Support page.

The FTC also provides just-in-time faculty training opportunities and recorded training sessions. Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of available workshops and recordings, please see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Technology Training page.

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