Westmont Special Recycling Event 9-23-2023
2023 Electronics & More Special Recycling Events
- DATES: January 21, April 15 & September 23
- TIME: 8:00 a.m. – Noon
- LOCATION: Westmont Public Works facility, 155 E. Burlington Avenue
- COLLECTION VENDORS: eWorks and Flat Can Recycling
Following is a list of some of the items that will be collected. Please note that additional items may be added to the collection list as we get closer to the event date. Many items will be collected free of charge;, however, some items have a collection fee as noted below. On-site payment, cash or credit, will be accepted.
NOTE – This event is open to all DuPage County citizens. No commercial drop-offs will be permitted.
- TVs & Computer Monitors – There is a fee for TVs and monitors based on the size of the item – cash and credit is accepted by eWorks on the day of the event or visit the eWorks website for online pre-payment – http://recycling.eworksesi.org/
- Electronics – No fee for items such as desktop and laptop computers, mice, keyboards, modems, cable boxes, converter boxes, satellite receivers, telephone and mobile devices, tape players, gaming consoles, power cords and network cables, chargers, VCRs, DVD players, fax machines, scanners and printers, tablets and portable music players).
- Textiles – Drapes, linens, sheets, towels, similar materials
- Clothing & Shoes – Shoes must be tied together
- Books, Magazines, Paper, Cardboard
Flat Can Recycling
- Styrofoam – Used polystyrene foam including post-consumer foam cups and “to-go” containers, egg cartons, ice chests, rinsed meat trays, protective packaging foam (frequently used to protect electronics during shipping), and other foam with the #6 inside the chasing arrows triangle. NOTE: NO packing peanuts or other small pieces of styrofoam.
- Aerosol Can – $1 fee per can
- One-Pound Camping Propane Tanks – $3 per canister
- Household Batteries – $4 per pound
- Infant and Children Car Seats – $20 per seat
- Latex Paints – 50 cents per sample size containers; $2 per quart containers; $20 per 5-gal. containers