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Recycle Your Electronics - Saturday

Bring your electronics to DP Public Works, 1111 Joseph J. Schwab (Campground) Road, this Saturday, March 12th, from 8am - noon.  All computer hard drives will be wiped clean; some are refurbished while unusable equiptment is recycled.  Acceptable items include: computer components, phone equiptment, hand-held electronics, DVD's, VCR's, and TVs.  Household appliances will NOT be accepted.  For more information, contact Public Works and Engineering at 847-391-5464. 


Recycle Your Computer for Free

The Des Plaines Public Works & Engineering Department announces that the local Deep Green Committee, the City of Des Plaines, and PC Rebuilders and Recyclers (PCRR) are partnering to co-host a free Electronics Recycling Event taking place on Saturday, March 27 from 9am-Noon at Public Works located at 1111 Joseph J. Schwab Road.

Des Plaines residents interested in recycling their old electronics are encouraged to bring their items to this event.  Acceptable items include: all computer components, phone equipment, hand-held electronics, DVD’s, VCR’s and televisions.  This is a one day event.  Residents are reminded that the Public Works facility in not a year round recycling facility.  For more information, call the City of Des Plaines 847-391-5300 or PCRR 800-939-6000.