LaSalle Co. to hold E-Waste recycling event Oct. 23

Online registration now available

OTTAWA - LaSalle County will hold a free electronics recycling event on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will be held at the LaSalle County Government Center, 707 E. Etna Road, Ottawa. Pre-registration is required at (preferred method) or phone (815) 630-4308 weekdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-noon.

This event is limited to LaSalle County residents only and is not open to businesses. There is a limit of two televisions per vehicle. Oversized loads may be refused.

ACCEPTED items include:

Televisions and Monitors (all types), Computers and parts (laptop, tablet, eReaders), DVD/VHS Players, Computer Servers, Cable and Satellite Receivers, Cameras, Cash Registers and Credit Card Readers, Cell Phones and Accessories, Chargers, Circuit Boards, Copiers/Printers/Scanners/Fax/Typewriters, External Drives, Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals, Ink and Toner Cartridges, Mice and Keyboards, Microwaves, 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, Uninterrupted Power Supplies, Video Game Consoles, Wire, Cables and Christmas Lights.

NOT ACCEPTED items include:

Loose alkaline batteries (unless inside electronic device), liquid containing items, Freon containing items (A/C units, dehumidifiers), refrigerators, freezers, thermostats, light bulbs.

For questions, not regarding registration, contact the LaSalle County Environmental Services and Land Use Department at (815) 434-8666.



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