District 54 co-hosts Recycling Event on April 18

Posted March 20th, 2015 by Terri McHugh

School District 54, the Village of Schaumburg and the Schaumburg Township District Library will host a free recycling event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg. The following items will be recycled.

  • Electronics:  Televisions, small household appliances, microwaves, monitors, computers, keyboards, mice, radios, video cassette recorders, telephones, fax machines, UPS systems and more
  • Books: even those that are damaged or outdated
  • Document Destruction: Shred up to two boxes. Envelopes with windows, paper clips and staples are OK. No plastics, CDs or plastic bags. All paper is recycled.
  • Clothing, shoes, purses, belts, hats, back packs, towels, linens and other household textiles
  • Automotive and household batteries
  • Holiday light strands, extension cords, copper wiring and computer wiring
  • Motor oil and antifreeze
  • Bicycles, wheelchairs and sewing machines
  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL)
  • Cellular and other wireless devices
  • Eyeglasses
  • American flags
  • Fire extinguishers

Paint, gas, paint thinner and other hazardous waste will not be accepted.

For more information about the event and a complete list of recyclables, visit the Village of Schaumburg website at or call District 54’s purchasing supervisor, Debbie Budz, at (847) 357-5017.