The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

PRESS RELEASE

Contact Information: Johnna Kelly 630-407-6022

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

DuPage County Offers Free Electronic Recycling Event for Businesses

DuPage businesses, with a surplus of electronics, can dispose of them in an environmentally friendly way, while also saving money. DuPage County is sponsoring a free electronic recycling event from August 22 through the 26.

In partnership with Creative Recycling and Choose DuPage, this week-long event offers secure electronics recycling and even free pick up for businesses with large quantities of electronics. Businesses with 30 or more electronics items, can arrange a free pickup appointment by calling 877-574-6277 by Friday, August 19. Businesses with less than 30 items can drop off their electronics at 278 Windy Point Drive, Glendale Heights, 60139, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Below are just a few examples of items that will be accepted during this free event:

Computer Monitors
Tape/CD Players
Televisions
Microwaves
Phones
Desktop/Laptop Computers
Gaming Consoles
Scanners/Copy/Fax Machines
VCRs
Stereos

For event details or to see a full list of acceptable and unacceptable items please visit:
http://www.dupageco.org/recycling/