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HOFFMAN ESTATES ELECTRONICS RECYCLING AND SHREDDING EVENT
July 7, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Electronics, Recycling, Upcoming Events

Electronics RecyclingIt’s time to clean out your old electronics, small appliances, and paper documents if you’re a resident of Hoffman Estates and Elk Grove Village.  The village and the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County [SWANCC] will be holding an electronics recycling and document shredding event for SWANCC residents only.

Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 9-1 
Hoffman Estates Public Works building at 2305 Pembroke Ave.

There is no charge but proof of residence will be required.  Simply drive to the public works building and volunteers will empty your vehicle of accepted items.

The following items can be recycled:

  • Computers and computer equipment/components (e.g., monitors, hard drives, printers, scanners, keyboards, modems, cables, etc.)
  • Office equipment and products (e.g., telephones, cell phones, PDAs, fax machines, shredders, typewriters, calculators, etc.)
  • Small home appliances and home improvement products (e.g., microwave ovens, coffee makers, dryers, power tools, blenders, humidifiers, etc.)
  • Home entertainment items (e.g., TVs, VHS and DVD players, stereo equipment, video game consoles, cameras, CDs and DVDs, software, etc.)

For the shredding, there is a limit of six banker boxes or paper shopping bags per vehicle. Paper clips and staples do not need to be removed, but please remove binders.

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ELECTRONICS RECYCLING AND SHREDDING EVENT IN ELK GROVE VILLAGE
April 26, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Electronics, Recycling

electronics recyclingBoth SWANCC communities in Schaumburg Township–Elk Grove Village and Hoffman Estates–will be able to take part in the upcoming Electronics Recycling and Shredding Event in Elk Grove Village.  Residents from these two communities only may participate.

When:  Saturday, June 2, 2018   9 am – Noon

Where:  Oakton Fire Station 8, 1000 Oakton Street, Elk Grove Village,  IL.

Please bring an ID or utility bill to verify your address.

Acceptable electronics items: 

  • Answering Machines
  • Cable Receivers
  • Calculators
  • Camcorders
  • Cameras
  • Cell Phones
  • Computer Cables
  • Computer Monitors
  • Computers
    (Desktops, Notebooks, Tablets)
  • Converter Boxes
  • Copy Machines
  • Fax Machines
  • Keyboards
  • Mice
  • Microwaves
  • MP3 Players
  • PDAs
  • Power Tools or Cords
  • Printers (Multi-function Printers)
  • Satellite Receivers
  • Scanners
  • Shredders
  • Small Home Appliances (Toasters, Blenders, etc.)
  • Stereo Equipment (no wood)
  • Telephones
  • Televisions (All Types)
  • Typewriters
  • Video Game Consoles
  • Video Recorders/Players
  • Zip Drives

Paper documents and electronics will be accepted with a limit of six [6] file size boxes or shopping bags per vehicle.  No plastic bags are allowed.

Visit www.swancc.org for more information.



RECYCLING YOUR TELEVISIONS AND COMPUTER MONITORS
April 2, 2018, 10:37 pm
Filed under: Electronics, Recycling

 

 

 

 

 

 

What:  Recycling your television and/or computer monitors

  • CRT TV / Monitors
  • LCD / Plasma TV
  • LCD Monitors
  • Wood Console and Rear Projection TV

How much:  TV/Monitors:  Under 21 inches=$25  Over 21 inches=$35  (Measure diagonally across the screen)
LCD Monitor any size:  $15

Who:  Elgin Recycling

Where:  Elk Grove Township Recycling Center
145 South Weiler Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
847-741-4100

When:    Mon-Fri 7:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.  Sat 8:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.

What else:  Coupon available



FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING IN HOFFMAN ESTATES HAS BEGUN
April 2, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Electronics, Local Drop-off Sites

***The weekly Electronics Recycling dropoff in Hoffman Estates is being held every Monday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Hoffman Estates Village Hall.***

To assist residents with collecting old electronics and to ensure environmentally safe recycling of these materials, the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) developed an Electronics Recycling Drop-off Program to collect electronics on an ongoing basis at no cost to Hoffman Estates residents and other SWANCC Community villages such as Elk Grove Village.  Proof of residency will be required.

Village residents can drop off electronics each Monday at the Village Hall, 1900 Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates.  Your cooperation in adhering to the times and dates is much appreciated.

Electronics will only be accepted on Mondays.  Electronics from businesses, churches and schools will NOT be accepted.

The program begins on April 2, 2018 and lasts through November 19, 2018.

Visit www.swancc.org for a full list of acceptable items.



PERMANENT ELECTRONICS RECYCLING LOCATION IN ELK GROVE VILLAGE
October 6, 2017, 5:16 pm
Filed under: Electronics, Recycling

Who:  eWorks

What:  All electronics.  There is a small charge for televisions.

When:  7:30 a.m to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Where:   1201 Estes Street, Elk Grove Village

Website:  www.eworksesi.org/

 

 



FALL RECYCLING EVENT IN SCHAUMBURG
August 17, 2017, 11:17 pm
Filed under: Electronics, Paint, Shredding event

The Village of Schaumburg is hosting a Fall Recycling Event that will include electronics and paint recycling as well as document shredding!

When:  Saturday, October 14, 2017. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon.

Where:  The west parking lot of Boomers Stadium, 1999 S. Springinsguth Rd., Schaumburg.

Who:  Schaumburg residents only (participants will be asked to show ID)

Paper shredding services will be available at no cost to residents. Attendees will also be able to recycle latex and oil-based paints.  Electronic items include computers, small appliances, cell phones, electronic toys, copper wire and more will be accepted.

The following fees will be charged for both types of paints, televisions and monitors:

Latex Paint:
1 Quart=$1
1 Gallon=$2
5 Gallons=$9

Oil Based Paints/Stains:
1 Quart=$4
1 Gallon=$8
5 Gallons=$20

Televisions and Monitors:
TV/Monitor up to 21″ (not including LCD monitors)=$25
TV/Monitor 22 and above (not including LCD monitors=$35
LCD Monitor=$15

For more information, contact Martin Metreger at mmetreger@schaumburg.com or dial 311 in Schaumburg.



DOCUMENT SHREDDING AND ELECTRONIC RECYCLING EVENT IN HOFFMAN ESTATES
May 5, 2017, 7:01 am
Filed under: Electronics, Recycling, Shredding event

Who:  Hoffman Estates Community Bank
When:  Saturday, May 6, 2017
Where:  2497 W. Golf Road, Hoffman Estates, IL

What documents:  Limit of three paper bags/small boxes of paper per person.
What electronics:  Printers (dot matrix, inkjet and laser), fax machines, DVD and VCR players, cell phones, telephones, wireless devices, video game consoles, cable boxes and modems, hard drives, disk/media drives, home electronic medical equipment, PCs, laptops, servers and monitors.