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Electronics Recycling

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

We take a variety of other ​materials at our events, including books, paint, and documents​ for shredding. Scroll down for specifics. 

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​DROP-OFF LOCATIONS - o​pen year-round

Batavia, Fabyan Parkway
Location: 517 E. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, IL 60510​ SEE MAP
Hours: M-F 8am-4pm ​​
​(Closed for holidays on ​11/28-11/29/19 & 12/25/19)​

​West Dundee Public Works​
Location: 900 Angle Tarn, West Dundee, IL 60118 SEE MAP
Hours: M-F 7am-3pm ​​
(Closed for holidays on​ 11/28-11/29/19 & 12/25/19)​

Naperville Public Works (open to Kane County residents)
Location: 156 Fort Hill Drive, Naperville, IL60540
Contact: eWorks at 217-364-7543
Hours: M-F 7am-3pm ​​​
(Closed for holidays on​ 11/28-11/29/19 & 12/25/19)​

Costs: TVs and Monitors co​st $25 (under 21" measured diagonally) or $35 (21" or over). All other acceptable items​ are free to drop off. 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).​ ​​These same costs apply at the collection events listed below.

Why is there a fee on TVs and Monitors? TVs and monitors contain lead and/or me​rcury 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, take your payment (cash or card)​, 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 Defens​e​ Standard 7-pass kill disk. This also applies to the Naperville site which is managed and served by eWorks as well​.
BOOKS (can be recycled at events, see below)

Books can be of any age, in any condition, either paperback or hardcover. They are assessed for reuse and redistributed if possible. Otherwise they are sent for recycling​​​​.​

Books are not accepted at the daily drop off locations - only at the events​ on the dates listed below​. ​​

​There are no more events in 2019. Finished for the year.​
2020 Event Dates:
Where: 540 S. Randall Road, St. Charles, IL 60174 unless otherwise noted* 
When: Saturdays, as listed below, from 8am – 12 noon
Apr 11 - Electronics, Books
Apr 25 - Special Event: Document Shredding only
May 9 - Electronics, Books, Paint
May 16 * - Special Hazardous Waste Event
Jun 13 - Electronics, Books, Doc Shred
Jul 11 - Annual Extravaganza: Electronics, Books, Paint, bikes, foam, batteries, bulbs, textiles, metal 
​(NO Document Shredding at the July Extravaganza​ event​)
Aug 8 - Electronics, Books, Doc Shred
Sept 12 - Electronics, Books, Doc Shred 
Oct 10 - Electronics, Books, Paint
Nov 14 - Electronics, Books

Alternate locations:
* Note: 5/16/20 HHW event will be held at: 309 N River Street, Aurora. IL 60506​

Costs at events​: TVs and Monitors co​st $25 (under 21" measured diagonally) or $35 (21" or over). All other acceptable items​ are free to drop off. 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).​ ​​These same costs apply at the drop-off locations listed above.
Other Options not part of the Kane County program​
The information regarding other options is provided as a service to residents and is updated intermittently or when changes are brought to our attention. R​esidents are encouraged to call the recycling centers to verify recycling information. Inclusion in this guide is not an endorsement of any of these companies, nor has the County purposely excluded any parties that provide waste/recycling services. ​

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