OTTAWA – A free electronics recycling event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24 from 8 a.m.-noon at the LaSalle County Government Center, 707 E. Etna Road, Ottawa.
Pre-registration is required by going online at http://lasallecounty.as.me/ or by calling 815-630-4308 Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. or Friday from 8 a.m.-noon.
The event is limited to LaSalle County residents only. There is a limit of two televisions per vehicle. Registration is not open to businesses. Oversized loads may be refused.
Accepted items include: cable and satellite receivers, cameras, cash registers, credit card readers, cell phones and accessories, chargers, circuit boards, computer servers, computers and computer parts, copiers/printers/scanners/fax machines/typewriters, DVD/VHS players, external drives, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, ink and toner cartridges, laptops/tablets/eReaders, mice and keyboards, microwaves, all types of monitors, MP3/iPods etc., networking equipment (modems, switches, routers, hubs), phones and telecom equipment, projectors, rechargeable batteries (lithium ion, Ni-Cd, lead acid, Ni-Mh), stereos/radios/speakers, all types television, uninterrupted power supplies, video game consoles, wire, cable, Christmas lights.
Non-accepted items include: loose alkaline batteries (accepted while contained in electronic devices), liquid containing items, Freon containing items (AC units, dehumidifiers), white goods (refrigerators, freezers), thermostats, light bulbs.
For information not regarding registration, contact the LaSalle County Land Use Department at 815-434-8666.