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- Books: even those that are damaged or outdated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
- 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 http://www.ci.schaumburg.il.us/GreCorn/Green1/Pages/Recycling_Event.aspx or call District 54’s purchasing supervisor, Debbie Budz, at (847) 357-5017.