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Posted on: September 15, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Electronics Recycling Day October 2nd

Electronics Re-Cycling

The Village of Oak Brook & Flood Brothers will be sponsoring an Electronics Recycling Day on Saturday October 2, 2021 from 8:00am to 11:00am at the Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club Parking Lot located at 800 Oak Brook Rd.  Please follow the Bath & Tennis Dr. north from Oak Brook Rd.  There will be signs directing you to the drop-off location.  

A map of the drop-off process is available here. (PDF)

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WILL BE ACCEPTED ITEMS: Computers, Laptops, Servers, Flat Screen Computer Monitors, Televisions*, Printers, Facsimile, Scanners, VCR and DVD Players, Video Game Consoles, Cable and Converter Boxes, Satellite Receivers, Electronic Keyboards, Mice, Portable Music Players, Home Electronics, Blenders, Toasters, Irons, Wire, Cables, Adapters, Power Supplies, Cell Phones, Modems, Tablets, Phones, Docking Stations. All acceptable items are FREE of charge

*There will be a limit of 3 TVs per resident.

*ALL RESIDENTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOW PROOF OF RESIDENCY

The event flyer is available here. (PDF)

Call Flood Brothers with any questions at 630-261-0400

0400The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency states electronic waste is now the fastest growing segment of our nation's garbage production. There are ways that each and every one of us can turn this around -- by recycling! Electronic waste, including computers and TVs, contain toxic materials such as lead, chromium, cadmium, mercury, beryllium, nickel, zinc and other potentially harmful chemicals. The EPA warns when electronics that contain these materials are not recycled or are not disposed of properly, the hazardous chemicals can contaminate the ground water and present additional environmental concerns.

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