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Electronics Recycling

The Kane County Electronics Recycling Program includes 3 drop-off locations and a number of scheduled events (see below details) and is for Kane County residents and all residents of border towns (like Algonquin, Elgin, Aurora, Montgomery). 

The program is for residential material only, no businesses. Businesses can see this list of electronics recycling companies​ to assist with their needs.

Electronics​ ACCEPTED ITEMS​​

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

*Costs: TVs and Monitors cost $25 (under 21" measured diagonally) or $35 (21" or over). Pay online in advance HERE​ (you MUST print the receipt and bring it with you!) or pay at site with cash or card only.​ All other acceptable items are free to drop off.

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

Fabyan Parkway, Batavia
Location: 517 E. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, IL 60510 (Old Juvenile Justice Center) SEE MAP
Hours: M-F 8am-4pm

South Elgin Old Public Works
NOTE that this location will CLOSE PERMANENTLY as of December 29th, 2017 at 4pm.
Location: 735 Martin Drive, South Elgin, IL 60177 (drop-off is on the south side of the buildingSEE MAP
Hours: M-F 8am-4pm​

​West Dundee Public Works
Location: 900 Angle Tarn, West Dundee, IL 60118 SEE MAP​ 
Hours:  M-F 7am-3pm (Note: hours are earlier than other sites)

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

2017 Holiday Closures for Weekday Drop-off Locations
2018 Holiday Closures schedule

COLLECTION EVENTS - schedule below

No event December 2017.

When:    January 13th
, 2018; 8am-12noon 
Where:  540 S Randall Road, St. Charles, IL 60174
  • Electronics see list of accepted items
  • Books (hard and soft covers, any age, any condition, free of cost) are accepted at all scheduled collection events.
  • TVs and Monitors cost $25 (under 21" measured diagonally across the screen) or $35 (21" and over). Pay online in advance HERE​ (you MUST print the receipt and bring it with you!) ​or pay at event with cash or card only.​ 
  • All other accepted items are free to drop off.
2​018 event dates (on 2nd Saturday of the month): 
  • Jan 13 - electronics, books, NO shred
  • Apr 14 - electronics, books, shredpaint​
  • May 12 - electronics, books. NO shred
  • Jul 14 - electronics, books, shredpaint​​, and MORE (This is the annual EXTRAVAGANZA)
  • Sept 8 - electronics, books, NO shred
  • Nov 10, 2018​​ - electronics, books, shred, paint​

No events Feb, Mar, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec 2018.

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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