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Document Destruction & Electronics Recycling Event

Elk Grove Village, in conjunction with the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC), is sponsoring a Document Destruction and Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, June 3:


Oakton Fire Station #8
1000 Oakton Street
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

There is no cost to attend, but residents must live in one of SWANCC’s member communities to participate. IDs will be checked for proof of residency. Materials from businesses, institutions or schools will not be accepted. 

Residents drive up in their vehicles and workers will unload the paper documents and electronics. 

Document Destruction
Typical documents to shred include medical forms, bank statements, personal files and retired tax forms. Staples and paper clips are acceptable, but binders should be removed. Residents will be limited to six file-size boxes or paper shopping bags per vehicle. Do not bring paper in plastic bags.  

The following electronics will be accepted:
Answering Machines                                                               MP3 Players
Calculators                                                                            Video Game Consoles
Camcorders                                                                           PDAs          
Cameras                                                                                Peripherals (Mice/Keyboards/Drives)
Computers-PCs                                                                      Printers
Laptops                                                                                 Power Tools/Cords
Computer monitors                                                                Scanners
Copy Machines                                                                       Small Home Appliances     
DVD/Blue Ray players                                                             Stereo Equipment
Fax machines                                                                         Telephones
Humidifiers                                                                            TVs
Microwaves                                                                            VHS Players
Mobile phones     

Electronic items not accepted are:
Air Conditioners                                                                     Refrigerators                 
Blenders                                                                                Shredders                   
Dehumidifiers                                                                        Software
Print Cartridges                                                                     Vacuum cleaners
Postage Machines                                                                  CDs/DVDs (Games)

This event will be held rain or shine, however if there is severe weather impacting the area, the event may be canceled.

SWANCC sponsors a number of one-day recycling events during spring, summer and fall months. For more information on the SWANCC recycling event schedule, what to recycle, or other recycling information, please visit the SWANCC website.

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