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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
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
(708) 301-0246
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
(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