School District 54, the Village of Schaumburg and the Schaumburg Township District Library will host a free recycling event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the District 54 Office, 524 E. Schaumburg Road, in Schaumburg.
The following items will be recycled:
• Electronics: televisions, small household appliances, microwaves, monitors, computers, keyboards, mice, radios, videocassette recorders, telephones, fax machines, UPS systems, and more.
• Document Destruction: shred up to two boxes. Envelopes with windows, paper clips and staples are OK. No plastic, CD's or plastic bags. All paper is recycled.
• Clothing, shoes, purses, belts, hats, backpacks, towels, linens and other household textiles.
• Household, car, truck, lead-acid and rechargeable batteries.
• Holiday light strands, extension cords, copper wiring, computer wiring, phone wires, CAD V coaxial cable.
• Motor oil and antifreeze.
• Bicycles, wheelchairs and sewing machines.
• Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL).
• Cellular and other wireless devices.
• American flags.
• Fire extinguishers.
Paint, gas, paint thinner and other hazardous waste will not be accepted.
For information about the event and a complete list of recyclables, visit www.ci.schaumburg.il.us or call Darlene Russo, (847) 357-5024.