Ogle County holds monthly Electronics Recycling Day

Staff Report

Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department (OCSWMD) will be holding its monthly Electronics Recycling Day on Friday, June 26 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

The event will be held at the Solid Waste Management Department, 909 Pines Road in Oregon, 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.

Please limit items to those listed above, no dehumidifiers, air conditioners, coffee pots, lamps, toasters or appliances.

A $10 fee will be charged for each microwave oven brought in for recycling.

Checks should be made payable to the Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department.

There is a limit of two TVs or computer monitors, or one of each, per monthly event.

These events are usually held the last Friday of the month.

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


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