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Downers Grove Recycling Event – Hosted by State Senator John Curran

November 4, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am CDT

Location: Marquette Manor Baptist Church Parking Lot Note: Enter Fairview Ave off 75th Street ONLY

Please view below or click here for a list of acceptable and non-acceptable items.


Acceptable Materials List

Computer and Peripheral Equipment:

Computers, Laptops, Network Hardware (servers, switches, hubs, ect.), Mainframe Computer Equipment, Monitors (CRT and LCD), Printers (desktop and free-standing) External Hard Drives, Communication Hardware (Modems), Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS Systems), Power Distribution Units (PDUs), Gaming Devices, Keyboards, Mice, Circuit Boards/Cards, Cable Boxes, Cables, Power Supplies and Accessories

Office and Telecommunication Equipment:

Copiers, Fax Machines, Phone and PBX Systems, Video and Audio Equipment, Projection Equipment, Plotters, Security Equipment, Receivers, and Transmitters

Mobile Devices:

Cell Phones/Smart Phones, Tablets, PDAs, Gaming Devices, Cameras and Digital Music Players

Other Items:

Books, Holiday lights, bread tags, small inkjet cartridges, vinyl records, musical instruments, Brita filters (Brita brand only), Brita pitchers (Brita brand only), and keys


Items We CANNOT Accept:


  • Chairs, stools, or couches
  • Mattresses and bed frames
  • Desks or other office furniture
  • Tables of any kind
  • Dressers, bookcases, entertainment centers, etc.

Large exercise equipment

Pianos or organs

Household chemical products such as pesticides, paint, paint thinner, drain cleaner, oven cleaner, aerosols, and other environmentally unfriendly waste products

Automotive hazardous waste such as tires, lead-acid batteries, additives, gasoline, oils, antifreeze, etc.

Large appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, stoves/ovens, washers/dryers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, furnaces, trash compactors, water heaters, large console stereos, freon-based appliances, etc.

Personal care items such as shampoo, conditioner, nail polish remover, shaving cream, hairsprays, or shavers

Fragrance items

Carpet or carpet padding

Plumbing fixtures or building materials

Traditional recyclables such as glass, newsprint, office paper, cardboard, plastics, magazines, junk mail, etc.

Weapons such as guns, bows and arrows, ammunition, etc.

Cribs, car seats, baby walkers or other products that do not meet the current safety standards of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, including recalled items.


November 4, 2023
8:30 am - 11:30 am CDT
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Marquette Manor Baptist Church
333 75th St
Downers Grove, 60516 United States
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