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Electronics Recycling

Electronics​ ACCEPTED ITEMS​​

The Kane County Electronics Recycling Program is for residential equipment only, and includes 2 drop-off locations and a number of scheduled events (see below details). ​​Businesses can see this list of electronics recycling companies​ to assist with their needs.

​DROP-OFF LOCATIONS - o​pen 5 days/week 

Batavia, Fabyan Parkway
Location: 517 E. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, IL 60510​ SEE MAP
Hours: M-F 8am-4pm ​(closed 11/22, 11/23 & 12/25)

​West Dundee Public Works
Location: 900 Angle Tarn, West Dundee, IL 60118 SEE MAP​ 
Hours:  M-F 7am-3pm ​​(closed 11/22, 11/23 & 12/25)

South Elgin location has CLOSED permanently​.​

Costs: TVs and Monitors co​st $25 (under 21" measured diagonally) or $35 (21" or over). Pay onsite with cash or card or pa​y online in advance HERE​ (if you use this option, you MUST print the receipt and bring it with you).​ 

All other acceptable items​ are free to drop off. 

Why is there a fee on TVs and Monitors? TVs and monitors contain lead and/or murcury and must be processed as hazardous material, a more expensive process that makes the consumer-based fee a necessity. The fee is paid directly to the County's contracted electronics recycler ​- eWorks, a non-profit that employs people with developmental disabilities.  You are helping a good cause and responsibly disposing of your used electronics!

Staffed sites: These sites are staffed. They will help you unload and take your payment, and issue a tax deduction receipt. 

Data security: Kane County contracts with eWorks Recycling Services, located in Elk Grove Village. All data stored on computer hard drives will be completely erased or destroyed under the highest security (meeting all FACTA​ privacy protection requirements). They use the BLANCO data erasure software and​ the Department of Defence​ Standard 7-pass kill disk. 

Books are not accepted at the daily drop off locations - only at the events at 540 S Randall Rd in St. Charles on the dates listed below​. ​

COLLECTION EVENTS - schedule below​

NEXT RECYCLING EVENT (final event of 2018)
When:   November 10th
, 2018; 8am-12noon 
Where:  540 S Randall Road, St. Charles, IL 60174 
What: ​
  • Electronics see list of accepted items. TVs and Monitors have a fee. See below.
  • Books (hard and soft covers, any age, any condition, free of cost) are accepted at all scheduled collection events.
  • Paint  Liquid latex and oil-based paints will be accepted for a per-can fee. See here and below for pricing. Note: Oil-based paint can be taken to the Naperville HHW facility for free drop-off. 
  • Shredding residential confidential documents onsite. See here​​ for the guidelines and limitations.​​

  • TVs and Monitors cost $25 (under 21" measured diagonally across the screen) or $35 (21" and over). See above for more details. 
  • Paint Costs
    1 Quart – $1.00 each

    1 Gallon – $3.00 each
    2 Gallon – $5.00 each
    5 Gallon – $10.00 each
    1 Quart – $4 each​ 
    1 Gallon – $8 each 
    ​5 Gallon pail – $20 each
No events October or December of 2018.

2​019 event dates (on 2nd Saturday of the month):
  • check back soon​ for the list of 2019 event ​dates

Other Options not part of the Kane County program​
  • Home Pick-up Service: Illinois Recycling Services
    Call 708-314-8624 to schedule a pick up from your home. This company is an IEPA registered collector of electronics equipment. 


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