It's time to get rid of old electronics, piles of documents you no longer need or old bicycles at the Arlington Heights Spring Sweep Recycling Day, Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. -- Noon at the Nokia Siemens Networks Campus, 1501 W. Shure Drive. Nokia Siemens is located on the north side of the Village just south of Dundee Road, between N. Kennicott Avenue and N. Wilke Road. View Map.
The event includes electronics (see below for a list of acceptable items), document destruction (up to three legal-sized boxes per vehicle) and the collection of old, usable bikes. Residents from the suburban area are welcome to participate. The event is sponsored by the Village of Arlington Heights Special Events Commission, the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC), Village Bank & Trust, and our location hosts Toburn Partners.
The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) will oversee the electronic recycling. No electronic materials from schools, businesses or other institutions is permitted.
Here's a list of acceptable items that will be collected:
DVD player or similar video device
Mouse or keyboards
Portable digital assistants (PDAs)
Power tools or cords
Printers (including multi-function printer, copiers and printer/fax combinations)
Small home appliances (microwaves, toasters, blenders, vacuum cleaners, mini refrigerators)
Televisions -- no size limit
Video game consoles
Videocassette recorder/player (VHS)