WATSEKA – The City of Watseka and The Iroquois County Board will host an Electronic Recycling Event in September.
The event will take place Saturday September 10th from 8am to noon in the Riverside Parking Lot.
Those looking to work with organizations and donating numerous electronic ms can contact Mark Garfield at 815-471-3413 to schedule a delivery.
Items that will be accepted during the event include old TVs, Camcorders, Christmas Lights, Desktop Computers and more. A full list of items accepted is found below.
Recyclable items include:
Battery Backups and uninterruptable power supplies (UPS)
Christmas tree lights
Computer Peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.)
Humidifiers (NOT DEHUMIDIFIERS)
Mail room equipment
Networking Equipment and Cables
Point of Sale Equipment
Power and Accessory Cables
Power Tools (including batteries)
Printers (for large office printers please contact your local store)
Satellite and Cable Equipment
Surge Suppressors and Power Strips
Telephones (including PBX equipment)
Video Game Consoles
Anything with Freon
Adhesives, Paints, Chemicals of any kind
Air Conditioning units
Alkaline Batteries (AA, AAA, C,D, etc.)
Audio and Video Cassettes
Bathroom Devices (ie. electric razors, toothbrushes, etc.)
Carbon Monoxide/Smoke detectors
CDs and DVDs
Gas Powered tools
Glass, Christmas Light Bulbs, etc.
Microwaves, toasters, and other small kitchen appliances
Needles of any sort
Pre-lit Christmas Trees
Pressurized canisters of any kind
Refrigerators, Stoves and other large appliances
Vacuum and Floor cleaners