Come to the Green Side

April 25, 2009, 7:00 am
Filed under: Uncategorized

pace-busPACE Bus Service serves Schaumburg Township in a few different ways.  This route is a local rush hour feeder to the Schaumburg Metra Station.  This route is a local rush hour feeder to the Hanover Park Metra Station.  If you’d like to go to Wrigley Field to catch a Cubs game, try this option or, if you’d like to catch a Bears game at Soldier Field, try this option.  Feel like shopping?  Take this route to Gurnee Mills or this route to Golf Mill or Old Orchard.


April 7, 2009, 7:00 am
Filed under: Environment, Upcoming Events


Sign up in April to get the library’s Green Pages newsletter in your email inbox and be entered in a drawing for a $25 gift card from Barnes & Noble!  It’s easy and a great way to see what’s new in environmental books, as well as some of the “green” programs we’re offering here at the library.

Simply go to our website at and click the button on the right that says “Library Newsletters.  Hot off the Press.  Subscribe Today.”  This will give you a list of newsletters that are available .  Take a look at any and all of the newsletters.  If you’d like to subscribe, click on those that interest you and submit your name, email and a password that you can remember.  

Hurry!  Signup for the drawing is available to those who subscribe during the month of April only.  Subscriptions are, of course, available any time after that too.

Questions?  Contact Jane Rozek @ 847-923-3331.

April 3, 2009, 7:00 am
Filed under: Recycling, Upcoming Events

The Village of Schaumburg and School District 54 are sponsoring a massive recycling event to be held Saturday, April 18 from 10:00 to 3:00 at School District Office 54, 524 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg.  For more information call:  847-923-6644.

Electronic recycling is being provided by CLOUD BLUE.

Acceptable items  for recycling include:  personal computers (PCs), laptops, monitors, keyboards, electronic mice, hard drives, CD ROM/Zip/Tape drives, modems, cords and cables (power, USB, etc.), CDs, DVDs, floppies, etc.  VCR, DVD, Laser Disc players, digital clocks, portable radio/cd players, speakers/stereo systems, CBs/two-way radios, telephones, cell phones, cameras (film, magnetic tape, digital), palm organizers, hand held games, video game players, calculators, joysticks/game controls, adding machines, typewriters/word processors, copy/fax/scanner machines, pagers, paper shredders and answering machines. 

Unacceptable  items  include:  Televisions, microwaves, appliances, air conditioners, water heaters, refrigerators, ovens, garbage disposals, fire extinguishers, household hazardous waste and regular garbage.

Document shredding is limited to two copy boxes per resident for certified document destruction and is sponsored by DOCU-SHRED.  Their phone number is 630-986-5411.

Clothing/Shoes Drop Off
Clothing, shoes and household items in usable condition may be dropped off.  This drop off is sponsored by FUNDRAISE & RECYCLE CLOTHES NOW.

Miscellaneous Items:  household batteries, CFL light bulbs, eyeglasses and American flags.

CFL Light Bulb Pick Up for Schaumburg residents only:   Four bulbs are free to every Schaumburg resident who presents proof of residency.  They are available while supplies last.