Reminder of FREE Electronics Recycling Event - Saturday September 22, 2012
Palatine Township and the Palatine Lions Club will be holding a FREE, NO LIMIT Electronics Recycling Event for individuals and businesses on Saturday September 22nd from 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM at the Palatine Township Offices Parking Lot located at 721 S Quentin Road, Palatine. Due to a new law that took effect on January 1, 2012 many electronic items are no longer accepted for general disposal in landfills.
A partial list of items being accepted are computers, laptops, computer components including mice, power cords & cables, hard drives, printers, CD, DVD & VCR players, small kitchen appliances, scanners, TVs (less than 27") & remotes and many more items. All computer hard drives will be wiped clean in the recycling process.
The Lions Club will also be accepting used cellular phones, inkjet cartridges, keys, eyeglasses and hearing aids.
Large kitchen appliances (White goods), microwaves, light bulbs, paint and other hazardous materials (including construction debris & batteries of any kind) will NOT be accepted at this event.
For answers to other questions please contact Club President Paul Pioch, at 847/609-5805.