Start cleaning out your closets. 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 19, 2014, at the Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg. The following items will be recycled:
- Electronics: Televisions, household batteries, small household appliances, microwaves, monitors, computers, keyboards, mice, radios, video cassette recorders, telephones, fax machines, UPS systems, and more.
- Document Destruction: Shred up to two boxes. Envelopes with windows, paper clips and staples are OK. No plastics, CD’s 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, computer wiring, phone wires, CAD V coaxial cable.
- Motor oil and antifreeze
- Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL)
- Cell phones and other wireless devices
- American flags
- Fire extinguishers
Paint, gas, paint thinner and other hazardous waste will not be accepted. For more information, click here or call District 54’s director of business services, Darlene Russo, at (847) 357-5025.