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Elmhurst Quarterly Electronics and Textile Recycling
April 30 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
This event is in cooperation with DuPage County. Visit the City of Elmhurst website for details about the event, including specific items accepted.
Acceptable Items: Computers, Laptops, Servers, Computer Monitors*, Televisions*, Printers, Facsimile, Scanners, VCR and DVD Players, Video Game Consoles, Cable and Converter Boxes, Satellite Receivers, Electronic Keyboards, Mice, Portable Music Players, Holiday String Lights, Wire, Cables, Adapters, Power Supplies, Cell Phones, Modems, Tablets, Phones, Docking Stations.
All acceptable items are free of charge, EXCLUDING CRT, Flat Screens, Projection TVs and Monitors (Under 21 inch screen = $25.00 per unit, 21 inch screen and over = $35.00 per unit).
- Tax-deductible donation fee applies for all TVs and monitors.
- Cash or Credit Card accepted, No checks.
- Payment may be made in advance at http://recycling.eworksesi.org or on site. Coupon and tax deductible receipt provided at the time of drop off for any fees
THE FOLLOWING ELECTRONIC ITEMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED: Large and small appliances, electronics from businesses, hazardous and chemical waste.
TEXTILE & CLOTHING RECYCLING:
DuPage County has partnered with eWorks and RewearAble to collect clothing and textiles for reuse and recycling. Items not able to be reused will be turned into cleaning/painting rags or reused in insulation, packing material and carpeting.
Acceptable items: Clothing items of ANY KIND, tops, bottoms, socks, outerwear, underwear, accessories, paired shoes (tied/banded together), suits, swimsuits, sheets, towels, pillow cases, curtains, blankets. See a full list of acceptable items here.
Packaging specifications (textiles must be bagged):
- Ensure all of the textiles are dry
- Remove all hangers
- Remove any sharp objects
- Place items in plastic bags
RewearAble CAN NOT accept items of any kind that are WET OR DIRTY.
Other Unacceptable Items: wet items, kitchen supplies, hard items, sharp items, wood, office supplies, hard toys, glass items, tools, appliances, paper, games, books, strollers, metal items, dishes, lamps, blinds, wrapping paper, car seats, puzzles, figurines, plastic items, wall to wall rugs.