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RECYCLING CFL BULBS, BATTERIES & HOLIDAY LIGHTS IN ELK GROVE VILLAGE
April 1, 2017, 8:37 pm
Filed under: Batteries, Light Bulbs, Recycling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out the recycling of CFL bulbs, household alkaline & rechargeable batteries, and holiday lights in Elk Grove Village!

Where:  Community Development Counter, Elk Grove Village Hall, 901 Wellington Avenue.

When:  During open hours, 8:30 to 5:00.

What:

  • CFL bulbs that are intact must be placed in a zip-lock bag.
  • Household alkaline batteries must be separated from rechargeable batteries in separate bags.  Tape the contact points of rechargeable batteries.  Do not include those leaking acid.  Car, marine or other liquid batteries are not accepted.
  • Holiday light strings are only accepted from November through March.  All clips, attachments, garland, greens, etc. must be removed.

Who:  This dropoff recycling is available to residents of SWANCC communities, Elk Grove Village and Hoffman Estates.  Items from businesses are not accepted.

For additional information, please contact the Elk Grove Village Environmental Health Division at 847-357-4240.

 

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RECYCLING YOUR BATTERIES IN HOFFMAN ESTATES
September 23, 2013, 7:00 am
Filed under: Batteries, Recycling

The Solid Waste Agency of Cook County (SWANCC) in conjunction with Interstate Batteries in Skokie has established a battery recycling program for their member communities.

If you are a resident of Hoffman Estates  you may bring your household’s alkaline or rechargeable batteries to the front counter at the Hoffman Estates Village Hall.  (This is for residents only.)

The Village Hall address is 1900 Hassell Road and they are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 5:00 and Saturday 9:00 to noon.  For further info, call (847) 781-2631.)