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 – 3:00 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.
Electronic-waste (or e-waste) such as computers, televisions, etc. is accepted curbside by LRS quarterly. It is encouraged that you contact the customer service department to schedule services for these items. 844.NEED.LRS or service@LRSRecycles.com.