Ogle County to hold monthly electronics recycling day, Friday

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The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department will be sponsoring a residential electronics  drop-off recycling day on Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will be at the Solid Waste Management Department, 909 Pines Road, Oregon, at the south end of the building.

Ogle County residents will be able to recycle the following items: 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. Limit recycling items to those on this list.

Dehumidifiers, air conditioners, coffee pots, lamps, toasters and appliances will not be accepted.

There will be a $10 charge for each microwave brought in for recycling, payable in cash or check payable to Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department.

There will be a limit of two TV’s or computer monitors, or a combination thereof per event.

These events are often held on the last Friday of the month.

For more information call 815-732-4020 or visit oglecounty.org.

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