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Electronic Recycling, Document Shredding Event, April 26

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  • Electronic recycling area at 2013 Spring Sweep event.Village of Arlington Heights

    Electronic recycling area at 2013 Spring Sweep event.Village of Arlington Heights

Village of Arlington Heights

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:

Answering machines

Cable receiver




Converter Box

Computer cable

Computer monitors

Copy Machines

DVD player or similar video device

Fax machines

Mobile telephones

Mouse or keyboards

MP3 players

Portable digital assistants (PDAs)

Power tools or cords

Printers (including multi-function printer, copiers and printer/fax combinations)

Satellite Receiver



Small home appliances (microwaves, toasters, blenders, vacuum cleaners, mini refrigerators)

Stereo Equipment


Televisions -- no size limit


Video game consoles

Videocassette recorder/player (VHS)

Zip drives