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FALL RECYCLING EVENT IN SCHAUMBURG
August 22, 2016, 7:00 am
Filed under: Electronics, Paint, Shredding event

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

When:  Saturday, Oct. 22 2016. 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)

What:  Shredding event.  The limit is up to two banker boxes of documents per household.  DocuShred will have a shredder on site and residents can witness their documents entering the shredder.  This will be available until the truck reaches capacity.

What:  Paint Recycling: Epaint Recycling Solutions will give residents the opportunity to dispose of those old paint cans that are taking up valuable shelf space. Good News! Epaint Recycling is now excepting Oil Based and Latex Paints for recycling. Charges apply as follows:

Latex Paint:

quart = $1.00/can

gallon cans = $2.00/pail

5 gallon pail = $9.00/pail

Oil Based Paint/Stains:

quart = $4.00/can

gallon cans = $8.00/pail

5 gallon pail = $20.00/pail

CASH ONLY to be paid to Epaint Recycling Solutions.

What:  Electronics Recycling:  

Elgin Recycling will provide electronics recycling to include computers, small appliances, electronic toys, copper wire and more… Click here for a list. Televisions and monitors will incur a charge as follows:

$25 per each TV/monitor up to 21” (not including LCD monitors)

$35 per each TV/monitor 22” and above (not including LCD monitors)

$55 per each wood console/rear projection TV

$5 per each LCD monitor

$5 additional charge for any of the above with a cracked or broken screen

Both cash and major credit cards will be accepted.

Cash or Credit to be paid to Elgin Recycling at the event.

Not Accepted:

Hazardous waste, oil, antifreeze, clothes, fire extinguishers, large appliances, and anything that is not listed above.

For more information, dial 311 within the Village of Schaumburg or contact the Engineering & Public Works Department at (847) 882-3586.



LATEX PAINT DROP-OFF FOR DUPAGE COUNTY RESIDENTS
May 1, 2014, 8:13 pm
Filed under: Paint

Paint cansDuPage County is offering residents the opportunity to drop off usable latex paint for recycling and reuse.

The paint will be accepted under the following conditions:

  • Paint must be in usable condition.
  • Paint will be less than 10 years old.
  • Paint will not have been frozen or will have been mixed with other products.

This program is offered free of charge to DuPage County residents.

Paint will be accepted:

June 9-July 3 Monday-Friday, 8:00am-2:00pm
Saturday, June 14 & June 28, 8:00am-2:00PM
Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility
7900 S. Route 53, Woodridge
630-985-7400 or 630-407-6700

The free, recycled paint will be available starting June 16.

  • The paint will be filtered and re-blended into a variety of colors, types, and finishes.
  • Recycled paint will be distributed to residents for free during same hours at location.
  • Paint is offered free of charge to any resident, business, non-profit etc. in 5-gallon containers.