Monthly electronics recycling day Nov. 21 in Ogle County

From the Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department

OREGON, Illinois — The monthly drop-off recycling day for residential electronics sponsored by the Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department will be Friday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The location is the Solid Waste Management Department, 909 W. Pines Road, Oregon, Illinois, at the south end of the building.

Items that will be accepted from Ogle County residents for recycling are as follows: adding machines, answering machines, cameras, camcorders, CDs/ DVDs, CD players, CD ROM drives, calculators, cellphones, computer cables, desktop computers, laptops, monitors, copy machines, credit card machines, disk players, DVD players, electric typewriters, electronic mice, fax machines, floppy disk drives, ink cartridges, joysticks, keyboards, main frames, medical equipment, microwaves, modems, MP3 players, pagers, PDAs, postage machines, printers, projectors, remote controls, scanners, servers, shredders, stereo equipment, tape drives, telephones, telephone systems, terminals, televisions, toner cartridges, VCRs, video cassette players, video game consoles and zip drives.

A $10 fee will be charged for each microwave oven brought in for recycling. Checks should be made payable to Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department.

There is a limit of two cathode ray tube (CRT) TVs or computer monitors (or one of each) per monthly event. This is because of the cost of recycling these items.

The events are held on the last Friday of the month. November’s collection will be Nov. 21 because of the holiday on the last Friday. The December collection will be Dec. 26.

For more information, contact the Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department at (815) 732-4020 or visit www.oglecounty.org.

Posted Nov. 19, 2014

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