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Recycling Event

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Recycling Extravaganza 


Saturday, October 10, 2020

Boomers Stadium West Lot 1999 S Springinsguth Rd

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Electronics, Latex Paint, Document Destruction, and More!!!

Participants are required to wear mask


PCs, Laptops, Printers, Copper, Metal, Small Appliances, Stereo Equipment, Electronic Games, and more. Visit for a full list. 

Televisions & Monitors charges apply:

Under 21"       $25
21" & Above   $35
Includes CRT, LCD, and Plasma Television & Monitors
Sponsored by Elgin Recycling (847)584-1198

Latex Paint Recycling

We ask for these tax deductible amounts when we collect paint water based paint and stains

Quarts $2.50
Gallons $5
Buckets $12
Spray Cans $2

Please do not mix containers.  It defeats the purpose of our employment program. 
Sponsored by

Document Destruction

Participants  can bring up to two banker boxes of documents to be shred. 
Allowed: Paper Clips, Staples, and Envelops with windows
Not Allowed: CDs, Plastic Bags, Spiral Notebooks, 3 Ring Binders
Sponsored by Docu-Shred

Schaumburg Residents may also attend an earlier Document Destruction Event
Saturday September 19, 2020
9:00 AM to Noon
Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts
201 Schaumburg Ct
Enter from Summit Dr.

Vegetable Oil

Vegetable oil needs to be free of lard, fat, grease, and grit.
Sponsored by Green Grease Environmental


Automotive, household, alkaline and rechargeable batteries.
Sponsored by Interstate Battery


Any used and abused books accepted.
Sponsored by S.C.A.R.C.E.


Clothing, Shoes, Purses, Belts, Hats, Backpacks, Towels, Linens and More.
Sponsored by Simple Recycling

Cell Phones

Sponsored by TGA Wireless Recycling


Bikes Collected are sent to international development projects.
Sponsored by Working Bikes Cooperative 

Motor Oil and Antifreeze

For larger quantities, call (815)230-7920
Sponsored by Illinois Recovery Group

Compact Florescent Light Bulbs (CFL)

Sponsored by Republic Services

American Flags

sponsored by American Legion Post 1983

Eye Glasses

Sponsored by Lions Club

Fire Extinguishers