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SHREDDING EVENT IN SCHAUMBURG TOWNSHIP
June 19, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Shredding event

Shredding eventWhat:  A Community Shred Day
Who:  Residents and Businesses may bring up to 4 bags or boxes of unwanted and outdated documents. Media destruction will also be available and includes hard drives, thumb drives and back-up tapes.  Separate these two items.
When:  Saturday, June 23 from 9 to 11 a.m.
Where:  Schaumburg Township at 1 Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL

This event is free and available to Schaumburg Township residents only.  No businesses please.  Residency proof will be required.

For more information, please visit our website at schaumburgtownship.org or call 847-884-0030, ext. 3016.

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UPCOMING SHREDDING EVENT AT LOCAL WINTRUST BANKS
May 7, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Shredding event

Shredding event

What:  Annual Shredding Event sponsored by the Wintrust Community Banks.  Limit of 3 paper bags/3 small boxes.  All are welcome.

Who:  Hanover Park Community Bank

When:  Saturday, June 16, 2018.  9-12 Noon.

Where:  6800 Barrington Road, Hanover Park

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Who:  Barrington Bank & Trust

When:  Saturday, June 16, 2018.  9-12 Noon.

Where:  233 W. Northwest Highway, Barrington

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Who:  Hoffman Estates Community Bank

When:  Saturday, June 11, 2016.  9-12 Noon.

Where:  1375 Palatine Road, Hoffman Estates



SHREDDING EVENT FOR SCHAUMBURG
February 28, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Shredding event

Shredding eventWhat:  Shredding event sponsored by the Village of Schaumburg.

When:  Saturday, April 14, 2018.  9:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon.

Where:  Engineering and Public Works Department, 714 S. Plum Grove Road, Schaumburg

Residents may bring up to two banker boxes of documents per household that can include staples, paper clips and folders to be shredded.  A shredding truck will be onsite and residents can witness their documents entering the shredder.  Shredding will occur until the truck reaches capacity

This event will only offer document shredding. No other items will be received for recycling. For more information, dial 311 within the Village of Schaumburg or contact the Engineering & Public Works Department at (847) 882-3586.



SCHAUMBURG RECYCLING EVENT 2018
February 28, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Recycling, Shredding event, Upcoming Events

It’s never too late to get ready for the village of Schaumburg’s big Recycling Event!

The Village of Schaumburg’s Environmental Committee, School District 54 and Schaumburg Township District Library are sponsoring a massive recycling/shredding event to be held Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10:00 to 3:00 at Boomers Stadium, 1999 Springinsguth Road, Schaumburg.

The Recycling portion of the event is open to the public.  It is not for business or commercial entities.

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.), VCRs, DVD players, CD players, radios, stereos, tape players, telephones, cameras (film, magnetic tape, digital), palm organizers, gaming consoles,  joysticks/game controls, scanners/fax machines, pagers, paper shredders and answering machines, toner/ink cartridges, and small household appliances including microwaves.

Charges will apply for televisions and monitors.

Document shredding is limited to two copy boxes.  The truck will stay until full.  No business or institutional documents will be accepted.

Miscellaneous Items also accepted:  

  • Automotive and household batteries only.  Alkaline batteries are not accepted.
  • Cell phones
  • Modest amounts of motor oil and antifreeze.
  • Vegetable Oil free of lard, fat grease and grit
  •  CFL light bulbs
  • Eye glasses
  • Bicycles, wheel chairs and sewing machines accepted by Working Bikes
  • American flags accepted by Ellsworth Meineke American Legion Post #1983
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Books
  • Clothes and textiles

Unacceptable  items  include:  Large appliances, air conditioners, water heaters, garbage disposals, regular garbage, latex or oil-based paint, paint thinner and other household hazardous wastes.

For full information about this event see the Village of Schaumburg’s website.
For more information call:  847-923-6644 or email mmetreger@ci.schaumburg.il.us.

Now is the time to do some spring cleaning and do your green part by recycling those unwanted items!



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.



COMMUNITY SHRED DAY
August 14, 2017, 11:06 pm
Filed under: Shredding event

Shredding eventState Representative Michelle Mussman, and Boy Scout Troop #493 are giving you the FREE opportunity to shred those old documents and paperwork in your home.

The shredding will take place at:  Trickster Art Gallery, 190 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL

Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

For questions, please call Rep. Mussman’s office at 847-923-9104



HANOVER PARK RECYCLING AND SHREDDING EVENT
July 25, 2017, 7:00 am
Filed under: Recycling, Shredding event, Upcoming Events

Recyling EventHere’s your chance to participate in a one-stop dropoff of many of the recyclable items in your home!  The Village of Hanover Park and the Hanover Park Environmental Committee are sponsoring a major recycling event to be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Open to any resident of DuPage County and nearby towns.  No business waste.  

Pack up your car and take your items to the Hanover Park Metra Station at 1975 W. Lake Street in Hanover Park.  All items are either recycled or donated to charity.

Accepted items are:
–  Bicycles, crutches, walkers, canes and wheelchairs in working, usable condition
–  Personal documents for shredding.  3 boxes maximum.  No businesses.  Paper clips and staples okay
–  Motor oil and antifreeze
–  Eye glasses, hearing aids and keys
–  Household batteries
–  Large lead acid batteries from cars, sump pumps, SLAs and boats
–  Cell phones and ink-jet cartridges
–  CFL bulbs and household batteries
–  Clean, usable clothing for children and adults
–  Scrap metal
–  Fire extinguishers
–  Mercurcy thermometers & thermostats
–  For SCARCE:  books, records, Britta & Pur filters, pitchers and accessories.

Unaccepted items are:  Household electronics, large appliances, air conditioners, water heaters, garbage disposals, propane tanks, compressed air tanks, smoke detectors, radioactive materials, ammunition, oil filters, smoke detectors, explosives, hazardous wastes, paint, chemicals, medical waste of any kind, controlled substances, business waste or regular garbage.

For further information and to volunteer, contact 630-550-5005.