Electronic & Textile Recycling Events

The City will host an Electronics & Textile/Clothing Recycling events quarterly at the Public Works Facility (985 S Riverside Drive, Elmhurst) from 8 am until noon. This event is in cooperation with DuPage County.


ELECTRONICS RECYCLING:

THE FOLLOWING ELECTRONIC ITEMS WILL BE ACCEPTED: Computers, Laptops, Servers, Computer Monitors*, Televisions*, Printers, Facsimile, Scanners, VCR and DVD Players, Video Game Consoles, Cable and Converter Boxes, Satellite Receivers, Electronic Keyboards, Mice, Portable Music Players, Holiday String Lights, Wire, Cables, Adapters, Power Supplies, Cell Phones, Modems, Tablets, Phones, Docking Stations.

All acceptable items are FREE of charge, EXCLUDING the following:

* CRT, Flat Screens, Projection TVs and Monitors*

  • Under 21 inch screen = $25.00 per unit
  • 21 inch screen and over = $35.00 per unit

PAYMENTS:

  • Tax-deductible donation fee applies for all TVs and monitors.
  • Cash or Credit Card accepted, No checks.
  • Payment may be made in advance at http://recycling.eworksesi.org/or on site. Coupon and tax deductible receipt provided at the time of drop off for any fees

THE FOLLOWING ELECTRONIC ITEMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED: Large and small appliances, electronics from businesses, hazardous and chemical waste will not be accepted.


TEXTILE & CLOTHING RECYCLING: 

Don’t use it? Don’t wear it? Don’t like it? DuPage County has partnered with eWorks and RewearAble to collect clothing and textiles for reuse and recycling. Items not able to be reused will be turned into cleaning/painting rags or reused in insulation, packing material and carpeting. RewearAble is a non-profit that provides sustainable employment for adults with disabilities. 

Packaging specifications: 

  • Please ensure all of the textiles are dry Remove all hangers
  • Remove any sharp objects
  • Ensure all items are in sealed plastic bags. If you need a bag, please notify us ahead of time and we will provide one for you

Due to processing limitations,RewearAble CAN NOT accept items of any kind that are WET OR  DIRTY.

Acceptable Categories:

Clothing items of ANY KIND: tops, bottoms, socks, outerwear, underwear, accessories, paired shoes, suits, swimsuits

Unacceptable Items:

wet items, kitchen supplies, hard items, sharp items, wood, office supplies, hard toys, glass items, tools, appliances, paper, games, books, strollers, metal items, dishes, lamps, blinds, wrapping paper, car seats, puzzles, figurines, plastic items, wall to wall rugs. 


This will be a quarterly event held at the Elmhurst Public Works Facility (985 S. Riverside Dr.)

2022 Dates:

January 22nd, 2022

April 30th, 2022

July 30th , 2022

October 29th, 2022

This tax deductible collection is sponsored by eWorks ESI. Open to all residents with household electronics. Questions? Please contact (630) 407-6700 or visit www.dupageco.org/electronicsrecycling.