A Kane County Recycles Event will be held this Saturday 9/14/19, between 8am and 12noon, at 540 S. Randall in St. Charles. We will be accepting electronics, books and paint for recycling, and documents for shredding.
ELECTRONICS like computers, keyboards, laptops, printers, televisions (any size, type or age), stereos, cell phones, microwaves, Christmas lights, can be recycled here. A complete list of accepted items, and more information can be found at
http://www.countyofkane.org/Recycling/Pages/electronics/Accepted-Not-Accepted-Items.aspx. Note that TVs and Monitors have a cost to recycle. See below. We unload for you!
BOOKS of any age and condition for reuse or recycling. Also you can bring shredded paper (documents you have already shredded at home) to the book recycling area for recycling.
PAINT will be recycled at this event. Paint has a recycling fee per container, payable by the resident with cash or check; see below for costs. More details and costs for recycling oil paint at the event can be found at http://www.countyofkane.org/Recycling/Pages/paint.aspx.
DOCUMENTS of a confidential nature may be shredded for free onsite. Limit is approximately 4 boxes, because this free service is for residents only. No documents from businesses please. More guidelines can be found at http://www.countyofkane.org/recycling/pages/confidentialDocument.aspx.
- TVs and Computer Monitors have a recycling fee paid directly to the non-profit recycler ($25 for screens under 21″ – measured diagonally across the screen, or $35 for screens 21″ and over), payable by the resident with cash or card.
- Paint has a recycling fee per container, payable by the resident with cash or check. Liquid LATEX paint is $1/quart can, $3/gallon can, and $10/ 5-gallon bucket. Oil-based paint is $4/quart can, $8/gallon can, and $20/ 5-gallon bucket. Please note that you can recycle OIL Paint for free at the Naperville Hazardous Waste Facility.
- All else is free to drop-off.
Next event: The next event after this one will be October 12th, 2019 and will be for electronics and books only. It will be held in a new location at IMSA at 1500 Sullivan Road in Aurora, on Sat 10/12/19 from 8am to 12 noon.
Not accepted: We do not accept hazardous waste or large household appliances like washers and refrigerators.
Weekday electronics drop-offs: Kane County also has 2 Electronics Recycling Drop-off locations that are open Monday through Friday every week.
Questions: Kane County Recycling Coordinator, Jennifer Jarland, 630-208-3841, firstname.lastname@example.org