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Electronics Recycling Event

The next Bureau County Electronic Recycling Event will be held on Saturday, April 27th in Princeton, Illinois.

Event Guidelines

  • Event will continue whether rain or shine
  • Proof of Bureau County residency required (driver’s license, voters ID card, recent utility bill).
  • TOTAL limit of SEVEN (7) items
  • Only Bureau County residentially generated electronic items are accepted. No businesses or institutions.
  • Also, large volumes of dismantled or de-manufactured listed items will not be accepted.
  • Volunteers will help unload items.
  • DO NOT LEAVE ITEMS OUTSIDE OF THE COLLECTION SITE – 24 Hour Surveillance Cameras WILL BE ONSITE.
  • IMPORTANT: Computers often contain highly personal information, so BEFORE dropping off any computer or memory device for recycling, it is strongly recommended to ERASE the hard drive.

Items Accepted

  • Cable Receivers
  • Computer Monitors
  • Desktop Computers
  • Digital Converter Boxes
  • DVD Players
  • DVD Recorders
  • Fax Machines
  • Handheld Electronics
  • Keyboards
  • Laptop Computers
  • Portable Digital Music Player
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Small-Scale Servers
  • Satellite Receivers
  • Televisions
  • VCRs
  • Video Game Consoles

Items NOT Accepted

  • Microwaves
  • Vacuums
  • Refrigerators
  • Batteries
  • Coffee Makers
  • Fans
  • De-Humidifiers
  • Stoves
  • White Goods*
  • Blenders
  • Air Conditioners
  • Toasters
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Washers
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Dryers

* White goods are major home appliances such as stoves and refrigerators – THESE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!

Questions?

If you have any questions, please email us at Recycle@bureaucounty-il.gov!