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Free Electronics Recycling
Free Electronics Recycling – Des Plaines Residents ONLY

Des Plaines Public Works will accept all computer components, phone equipment, hand-held electronics, DVD’s, VCR’s, and televisions for recycling from 8 AM – 3:30 PM, every Wednesday, at the Public Works Garage, 1111 Joseph J. Schwab (Campground) Road. The City’s contracted recycling company will wipe all computer hard drives to the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) standards. Computers that meet requirements are then refurbished while unusable equipment is recycled responsibly in accordance with the Illinois Electronics Reuse & Recycling Act. Household appliances (white goods) will NOT be accepted.

Also, please note that the City's contracted garbage hauler, Republic Services, is now picking up ewaste at the curbside on your regularly scheduled garbage day. A courtesy call to Republic Services at 847-981-0091 is appreciated.

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