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Posted on: November 14, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Electronics Recycling available until Thursday, November 17th

Electronics Re-Cycling

This past Saturday, the Village hosted an electronics-recycling drop off event at the Oak Brook Bath and Tennis Club parking lot.  

Due to the popularity of last weekend’s Village electronics recycling event, Flood Brother’s has graciously agreed to leave the electronics recycling dumpster available through Thursday, November 17th in the Bath & Tennis Club parking lot, 800 Oak Brook Rd.

If you still have electronics that you wish to recycle, please drop them off inside the designated dumpster by this Thursday, November 17th.

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

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

The 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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