Kane County Electronics Recycling Event on July 8, 2017
The next Kane County Recycles Event will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017, between 8 a.m. and 12 noon, at 540 S. Randall in St. Charles.
At the upcoming event, you can recycle BOOKS of any age and condition and ELECTRONICS such as computers, keyboards, laptops, printers, stereos, cell phones, microwaves, Christmas lights, and more.
Latex paint will be accepted at this event for a fee; fee is $3.50/gallon.
Televisions (any size or age) and monitors are also accepted, but there is a cost.
The fee will be $25 for screens under 21” (measured diagonally) and $35 for screens 21” and over.
Document shredding is also offered for residents only with a four-box limit; must be in paper bags or boxes. Fees may be paid online in advance or onsite by exact cash or card; paint is cash or check only. It is recommended that you pay online in advance if possible and bring your receipt to any drop-off or the collection event. Unloading assistance is provided. A complete list of accepted items and more information can be found on the Kane County Recycles website. Hazardous waste or large household appliances like washers and refrigerators are not accepted.
In addition, the Kane County Electronics Recycling Program offers three daily drop-off locations throughout the county. The closest site for Batavia residents is the former Juvenile Justice Center property at 517 Fabyan Parkway, between Route 25 and Kirk Rd. on the north side of the street. Hours are M-F from 8 am to 4 pm. Most items are still free, but there will be a charge for TVs and computer monitors, depending on the screen size.