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
|| 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.)
|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
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.
TVs are no longer accepted at Goodwill stores, but they are recommending you take TVs to the following Homer Glen location:
Homer Glen Township
14400 W 151st St
Homer Glen, IL 60491
Hours: Tues, Wed, Thurs Only from 9am-3pm
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
Call For Free Pickup
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
139 W Joe Orr Rd
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Dropoff Only/No Pickup