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E-Waste Collection

Effective immediately, the Village of Midlothian will no longer be accepting e-waste at Fire Station II.  For alternate drop off sites please see below.  

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.

ATEN welcomes volunteer help in refurbishing equipment as well as donations of:
  • 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


BestBuy will accept e-waste such as televisions with certain restrictions.  See their full trade-in and recycling program information.

Recycling

Best Buy offers electronics recycling at all Best Buy stores nationwide. You can drop off most electronics at any of their 1,000 stores.

What they take:

  • Three items per household per day.
  • Nearly everything electronic, including tube TVs and monitors 32" and smaller, flat-panel TVs and monitors 60" and smaller, peripherals, DVD players, home and car audio, cell phones, MP3 players, and cables.
  • Desktop or laptop computers.
  • Small electrics, fans and vacuums.

What they don't take:

  • Console TVs, or TVs and monitors larger than 32". Use their haul-away or pickup programs for these items.
  • Electronics containing refrigerants, such as mini refrigerators or air conditioners. Please contact your local waste disposal department.
  • Appliances. Use our haul-away or pickup programs for refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, washers, dryers, ranges and microwaves.
  • Disassembled TVs and monitors.

See full details on Best Buy's recycling program.



For more recycling options, please visit the
EPA website or please visit the Cook County Forest Preserve Blog.
 Broken Refrigerator? Busted Hair Dryer? You Can Recycle That!

For a list of hundreds of Cook County drop-off locations for e-waste please visit the Cook County Sustainability blog.  Wal-Mart, Sams Club and even Office Depot accept e-waste.