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Burr Ridge Recycling Extravaganza

May 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Please join State Representatives Jim Durkin and David Olsen along with State Senator John Curran at a free Community Recycle Event to keep unwanted items out of landfills and help local non-profits fulfill their missions to help those in need. This event is intended for Illinois residents – no business waste accepted.

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  • Paper Shredding: Two-paper bag limit – remove all plastic and metal (CDs/DVDs, page protectors, report covers, binders, paper clips, binder clips) – they are a fire hazard.
  • Electronics (NO TVs) 
    • Cable boxes
    • Computers, monitors, laptops, keyboards
    • Copiers, Printers, Scanners
    • DVD players, VCRs
    • Cell Phones, Telephones, Fax machines
    • ipods, MP3 players, PDAs
    • Stereos
    • Typewriters
    • Video Game Consoles
  • Household Items
    • Blenders
    • Bread makers
    • Cameras
    • Carpet sweepers
    • Clocks
    • Coffee makers
    • Curling irons
    • Electric knives
    • Fans
    • Flat irons
    • Food sealers
    • Fryers
    • Hair cutters
    • Hair dryers
    • Heaters
    • Irons
    • Holiday lights
    • Massagers
    • Metal Tools (Drills, screwdrivers, small saws, sanders, etc.)
    • Microwaves
    • Mixers
    • Radios
    • Remote controls
    • Shaving equipment
    • Toaster ovens
    • Toothbrushes (electric)
  • Building Materials
    • Appliances less than 7 years old
    • Cabinets
    • Doors
    • Electrical outlets, switches, supplies, conduit (min of 4 ft)
    • Flooring (wood & tile 3 box min)
    • Furniture (tables, chairs, dressers, patio & non-upholstered items)
    • Hardware (hinges, knobs, nails, nuts, bolts, etc)
    • HVAC (furnaces, fireplaces, window air conditioners)
    • Lighting (fixtures, lamps, ceiling fans)
    • Millwork/Lumber (6 ft min – no nails)
    • Plumbing (vanity & kitchen sinks, toilets, fixtures)
    • Tools (in working order)
  • Other Items
    • Bicycles
    • Books
    • Brita & PUR water filters/products
    • Crayons (broken)
    • Flags
    • Keys
    • Plastic bread tags
    • Musical instruments
    • Records (Vinyl, LPs)

General Info

Recycling Extravaganzas are drive through recycling and reuse events. Residents can load up their car and then relax as volunteers unload the items they wish to recycle or donate. Events are held Saturday mornings.


Burr Ridge Middle School
19W451 91st Street
Burr Ridge, IL United States
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