This Saturday you’ll have an opportunity to recycle those old electronic items taking up space in your home without having to leave the neighborhood.
The City of Chicago Department of Environment and I will be hosting an ELECTRONIC WASTE COLLECTION EVENT this Saturday, August 6th, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the 49th Ward Streets and Sanitation Yard, 6441 N. Ravenswood (one block west of Clark, one block north of Devon)
The following electronics will be accepted:
- Desktop computers
- DVD and VHS players
- Mobile phones
- Computer mice
- Video game consoles
- MP3 players
- Fax machines
• Zip drives
Items not listed here will NOT be accepted.
Chemicals will not be collected at this event.
If you cannot attend Saturday’s event, or you have chemicals you would like to dispose of, bring them to the City of Chicago’s Household Chemicals and Computer Recycling Facility, 1150 N. North Branch St., at the following days and times:
Tuesdays, 7:00 a.m. to 12 Noon
Thursdays, 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
First Saturday of the month, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For more information, visit www.chicagorecycles.org or call 312-744-7006.