Recycling Event

To celebrate Earth Day, the Village of Schaumburg’s Environmental Committee, School District 54 and Schaumburg Township District Library are co-hosting Schaumburg’s Annual Recycling Event.  Download Recycling Flyer


Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10 am - 3 pm


Boomers Stadium

West Parking Lot

1999 S Springinsguth Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193


Community Wide (not for business or commercial)


Document Destruction available until truck reaches capacity. Docu-Shred will have a document destruction truck onsite. Residents can watch their documents as they are hoisted into the onboard shredder. All paper is recycled. Two Box Limit per Vehicle, No Exceptions. 

Schaumburg Residents may also attend an earlier Document Destruction Event on Saturday, April 14th 9 a.m. to noon at the Engineering & Public Works Facility 714 S. Plum Grove Rd.

Electronic items accepted by Elgin Recycling include televisions (charges apply), computers, printers, telephones, radios, small appliances such as microwaves, holiday light strands, extension cords, computer wiring etc. Visit:  for a complete list.

  • Tube TV/Monitor, and Flat Panel TVs: LCD, Plasma, LED below 21” - $25
  • Tube TV/Monitor, and Flat Panel TVs: LCD, Plasma, LED 21” and above - $35
  • LCD Monitor Any Size - $15
  • Cash or Credit on site.

Vegetable Oil: Vegetable Oil accepted by Green Grease Environmental needs to be free of lard, fat grease, and grit.

Automotive, Household Alkaline, and Rechargeable Batteries accepted by Interstate Batteries

  • including Rechargeable Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH), Nickel Cadmium (NiCd), Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) and any other rechargeable battery.

Clothes, Textiles, Shoes and other household items accepted by USAgain

Motor Oil & Antifreeze accepted by Illinois Recovery Group Inc.

Bicycles accepted by Working Bikes

Books accepted by S.C.A.R.C.E.

American Flags accepted by Ellsworth Meineke American Legion Post # 1983

Cell Phones accepted by TGA Wireless Recycling

Eye Glasses accepted by Lions Club

Fire Extinguishers

CFL Bulbs sponsored by Republic Services Inc.

Tube type Fluorescent Bulbs

Not Allowed


Not Accepting paint, hazardous waste, white goods, gas cylinders, and Freon containing items such as air conditioners and dehumidifiers. No business or institutional waste or recycling materials will be accepted.