E-Waste Collection

About the Program

Public Act 97-0287 (Electronic Products Recycling & Reuse Act) establishes a statewide system for recycling and/or reusing the items listed below discarded from residences by requiring electronic manufacturers to participate in the management of discarded and unwanted electronic products.

Covered and Eligible Devices:

Effective January 1, 2012 all of the covered electronic devices listed below are banned from landfills.

Computers (Any)
Facsimile Machines
Videocassette Recorders
Video Game Consoles
Electronic Keyboards
Portable Digital Music Players
Small Scale Servers
Electronic Mice
Digital Video Disc Players
Cable Receivers
Satellite Receivers
DVD Recorders
Digital Converter Boxes
Cell Phones
PDAs Computer Cables

For drop off sites listed by Illinois town see IEPA website.

Residents can also drop off e-waste at the Bremen Township Electronics Recycling program
(Two locations available.)

Bremen Township Highway Department
Bremen Senior Center
16361 S. Kedzie
15350 S. Oak Park Avenue
Markham, IL 60428
Oak Forest, IL 60452
Monday - Friday
Monday - Friday
*No televisions or items containing Freon accepted.
For more information on the electronic recycling, please call Bremen Township at 708-333-9530.

Assistive Tech Exchange Network will also take certain e-waste items..

  • PC and Macintosh computers, Printers
  • Monitors, Disk drives, Cell phones
  • Ink jet cartridges, CD-ROM drives
  • Software (original discs), Server equipment
  • Communication devices, Peripherals and accessories
Assistive Tech Exchange Network 7550 W. 183rd St, Tinley Park, IL 60477 (approximately 3 blocks west of Harlem on 183rd)
708-444-8460 Ext. 231 Operation Hours are M - F 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
(No longer accepting TVs.)

Need to recycle a TV?

If you need to get rid of a TV, Best Buy does accept some TVs. Please see their trade-in/recycling program, haul-away and pickup program.

Also try Earth911.com where you can search by what you want to recycle. They currently list these two local places as accepting televisions.

New Neighborhood Development, Inc
South Holland, IL 60473
(866) 514-0951
Call For Free Pickup

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
139 W Joe Orr Rd
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-2015
Dropoff Only/No Pickup


You may only recycle TV’s and monitors by appointment only at Vet Tech facilities:

VetTech Centers locations are located at:

  • Lansing Training Center, 2755 Bernice Road, Lansing IL
  • Rockdale Veteran Center, 936 Moen Ave, Rockdale IL
  • The Wheaton VFW Post 2164, N731 Papworth St. Wheaton IL

An online donation is required for unwanted TVs and monitors. A donation of $25 for a TV or monitor and $45 for a TV 40″ or greater. Call Vet Tech recycling line at 708-533-5464 to schedule an appointment.

Thank you for assisting our veterans by recycling with Vet Tech.  **Please check the VetTech site as this information may change.**