Come to the Green Side

February 1, 2016, 11:30 pm
Filed under: Recycling, Shredding event



WHO:  Village of Lisle

WHERE:  Dana and Ada Rice Center parking lot at Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle.

WHEN:  March 19, 2016 from 9-Noon

Electronics Recycling








  • Electronics (such as telephones, desktop and laptop computers, computer monitors, mice, modems, scanners, televisions, mobile devices, radios, tape players, gaming consoles, printers, fax machines, power and network cables, telephones, chargers, VCRs, DVD players, chargers, keyboards, stereos, fax machines, microwaves, small household appliances, copy machines, and printers.)  Please note only flat screen TVs will be accepted; no cathode ray tube (CRT) computer monitors will be accepted during the event. 
  • Records, VHS tapes, CDs and DVDs
  • Ink jet cartridges
  • Eye glasses, hearing aids, and old keys
  • Books
  • Rechargeable and household batteries
  • Large SLA batteries (car, boat and sump pump, etc.)
  • Scrap metal (such as washers, dryers, stoves, drained lawn mowers, swing sets, hangers, metal fencing, garden tools, tomato cages, pots, pans and lawn furniture)
  • Worn American flags
  • Fluorescent light bulb tubes and CFLs
  • Building / hardware supplies in good condition (i.e. cabinets, doors, tools, plumbing and lighting fixtures)
  • Clothes, any textiles, furniture and shoes for Goodwill Industries
  • Bicycles and helmets
  • Used cooking oil (in tightly closed containers)
  • Musical instruments
  • Yarn, buttons, and rulers
  • On-site paper / document shredding (limit of 3 boxes or paper bags per vehicle, no binders or plastic bags)
  • Holiday Lights – can be in working or non working condition, from any holiday!

No hazardous waste (e.g. paint, motor oil, air conditioners, refrigerators) will be accepted.

This event is open to all.   Materials dropped off will be properly recycled or reused.



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