Electronics Recycling

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E-Waste Drop-off Program

Starting January 1, 2012, the State of Illinois began enforcing the recycling law known as the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act. The law bans certain electronic items, such as computers and televisions, from Illinois landfills. Elk Grove Village residents will no longer be able to place certain unwanted or unused electronics out at the curb for disposal after that date.

To assist residents of member communities the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) has developed an environmentally safe way to dispose of unwanted or unused electronic items. Four SWANCC communities will be operating ongoing old electronics drop-off programs.

Electronics Recycling & Document Destruction Event
Saturday, June 3, 2017, 9am - Noon
Fire Station 8, 1000 Oakton St., Elk Grove Village

To view a complete schedule of one-day Saturday E-Waste Events, please visit swancc.org for details, dates, and times.

As a member of SWANCC, Elk Grove Village residents can also utilize any of the  designated drop-off locations.

The four locations, including times and days of operation, are as follows (Please click here for restrictions and black out dates):

Hoffman Estates Village Hall
1900 Hassell Road
Mondays: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Spring-Fall, visit SWANCC for current operating dates

Mount Prospect Public Works Facility
1700 W. Central Road
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Spring-Fall, visit SWANCC for current operating dates

Glenview Transfer Station 
1151 N. River Road      
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Year Round                                                        
Public Works 
1390 Willow Rd. 
Tues: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Thurs: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Year Round      

The following items will be accepted:
Answering Machines
                                                               MP3 Players
Calculators                                                                            Video Game Consoles
Camcorders                                                                           PDAs          
Cameras                                                                               Peripherals (Mice/Keyboards/Drives)
Computers-PCs and Laptops                                                   Printers
Computer monitors                                                               Power Tools/Cords
Copy Machines                                                                      Scanners
DVD/Blue Ray players                                                           Small Home Appliances     
Fax machines                                                                       Stereo Equipment
Humidifiers                                                                         Telephones
Microwaves                                                                          TVs
Mobile phones                                                                      VHS Players

Electronic items not accepted are:
Air Conditioners                                                                     Refrigerators                 
Blenders                                                                                 Shredders                   
Dehumidifiers                                                                         Software
Print Cartridges                                                                      Vacuum cleaners
Postage Machines                                                                

Do not drop-off electronics other than during posted days and times. 

Do not bring hazardous waste or other unlisted/non-accepted materials to any drop-off location. You will be turned away 

For further information please contact the Village Manager's Office at (847 357-4006) or SWANCC at swancc.org