LaSalle Co. schedules free E-Waste Recycling event

Pre-registration required for March 28 electronics collection

OTTAWA - LaSalle County will hold a free electronics recycling event on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will take place at the LaSalle County Government Center, 707 E Etna Road, Ottawa.

This event is limited to LaSalle County residents only and pre-registration is required. Residents may register online (preferred) at or they can call (815) 630-4308 (Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m.-noon).

Televisions will be accepted but there is a limit of two televisions per vehicle.

ACCEPTED items include:

Cable and satellite receivers, camera, cash registers and credit card readers, cell phones and accessories, chargers, circuit boards, computer servers, computers and 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, monitors (all types), 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, televisions (all types, limit 2), uninterrupted power supplies, video game consoles and wire/cables/Christmas lights.

NOT 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 and light bulbs.

The event flyer and registration link are accessible on the main page of the LaSalle County website at


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