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Schaumburg recycling event set for April 19

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To celebrate Earth Day, the village of Schaumburg Environmental Committee, Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 and Schaumburg Township District Library are co-hosting their annual recycling event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19 at the District 54 administration office, 524 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg.

There is no cost to participate. Document destruction will take place on site, except for businesses. There will be a limit of two boxes per vehicle. Electronic items accepted include computer equipment, telephones, radios and small appliances such as microwaves. Other accepted items includes textiles, batteries, bicycles, eye glasses, American flags, fire extinguishers and CFL bulbs.

Items not accepted are paint, gas, paint thinner and other hazardous waste.

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