Electronic Recycling Event to be held in Watseka September 10th  

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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:

TV’s

Answering Machines

Battery Backups and uninterruptable power supplies (UPS)

Camcorders

Cameras

Cellular/Mobile Phones

Christmas tree lights

Computer Peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.)

Desktop Computers

DVD/CD Players

Fax Machines

Humidifiers (NOT DEHUMIDIFIERS)

Ink Cartridges

Lap Tops

Mail room equipment

Networking Equipment and Cables

Pagers

Point of Sale Equipment

Power and Accessory Cables

Power Tools (including batteries)

Printers (for large office printers please contact your local store)

Projectors

Radios

Receivers

Satellite and Cable Equipment

Shredders

Speakers

Smart Phones

Surge Suppressors and Power Strips

Tablets

Telephones (including PBX equipment)

Toner

VCRs

Video Game Consoles

Walkie-Talkies


NOT ACCEPTED

Anything with Freon

Adhesives, Paints, Chemicals of any kind

Aerosol Cans

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

Dehumidifiers

Gas Powered tools

General Rubbish

Glass, Christmas Light Bulbs, etc.

Lamps/Light Bulbs

Lava Lamps

Live Ammunition

Mercury Thermometers

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

Software

Thermostats

Toys

Vacuum and Floor cleaners

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