Recycling Spring 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


10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017

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 15th 9a.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.
    • Prepay Online
  • NEW: Vegetable Oil: Vegetable Oil accepted by Green Grease Environmental needs to be free of lard, fat grease and grit.
  • Automotive 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. Not accepting Alkaline Batteries
  • Clothes, Textiles, Shoes and other household items accepted by USAgain.
  • Motor Oil & Antifreeze accepted by Illinois Recovery Group Inc.
  • Bicycles, Wheel Chairs & Sewing Machines 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 Accepting paint, hazardous waste, white goods, gas cylinders, and Freon containing items such as air conditioners and dehumidifiers. 

No business/institutional waste or recycling materials will be accepted.