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Wheaton Recycling Extravaganza
April 10 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am CDT
- Household Electronics
**Fee applies to recycle televisions and monitors: $25-$35 based on size. Credit card or cash accepted. Or pay in advance on the eWorks Payment Portal.
|Adaptors||Computers (CPUs, tablets, batteries)||Mainframes||Satellite Receivers|
|Ballasts||Cords & Cables||Mice||Scanners|
|Blenders||Digital Converter Boxes||Microwaves||Small Scale Servers|
|Cable / Converter Boxes and Receivers||Docking Stations||Modems||Speakers - no large wood speakers|
|Cameras||DVD Players and Recorders||Monitors** (fee applies)||Stereos|
|CD Players||Fans (metal fans only)||PDA Organizers||Tablets|
|Cell Phones||Fax Machines||Phones||Toasters|
|Christmas Lights||Hard Drives||Portable Digital Music Players||TVs/Televisions** (fee applies)|
|Circuit Boards||Humidifiers||Power Supplies||Vacuums (no cloth bags)|
|Coffee Pots (not the glass part)||Keyboards||Printers||VCRs, Video Game Consoles|
More Accepted Items:
- Textiles: clothing, towels, bedding & shoes. Items MUST be in a plastic bag
- Syringes & EpiPens: household generated medical sharps (needles, syringes, lancets, etc) in a thick plastic container.
- Medications: prescription and non-prescription. Empty all pills into one zip-top bag. No packaging.
- Paper Shredding: Strict 3 box limit (standard copier paper/bankers size boxes).
- Remove binders, rubber bands, plastic page protectors, plastic bags, plastic file tabs, CDs and other hard items (they are fire hazard for shred truck! Staples and Paper Clips do not need to be removed.
- Scrap Metal: such as pots, pans, tomato cages, metal lawn furniture, metal hangers etc
- Bikes, bike parts and accessories (helmets, working pumps, parts etc)
- Brita water filters & pitchers (Brita brand only)
- Books – storybooks, novels, textbooks etc
- Music records (LPs, 45s, 78s)
- Musical Instruments & sheet music
- Eyeglasses & hearing aids
- X-ray, MRI, and Lithographic Film – no envelopes, remove personal info/paper documents
- Latex Paint recycling (fees apply)
- Latex paint = $2.50/quart, $5/gallon, $18/5-gallon container (cash or credit card accepted)
- Aerosol products $1/can (credit card only) View full list of accepted aerosol cans.
- Sealed Lead-Acid Batteries (car, boat, motorcycle, sump pump)
- Propane tanks (including those for grills or camp stoves)
- Liquid vegetable cooking oil (no animal fats/grease)
- Ink jet cartridges – No toners.
No air conditioners, cassettes/VHS/DVDs/CDs, Hazardous Waste, household chemicals, large home appliances, liquids or gases, mercury-containing devices, smoke detectors, thermometers/thermostats, white goods.
Recycling Extravaganzas are drive through recycling and reuse events. Residents can load up their car and volunteers unload the items they wish to recycle or donate. Participation is free unless otherwise noted.
Can’t make it to this event? View on-going electronics recycling opportunities around DuPage County