Barrington to host recycling event on Oct. 26

Daily Herald report
Updated 10/20/2019 5:26 PM

Barrington will host a document destruction event at the Metra lot on Wool Street from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 26. Residents from Barrington and other SWANCC communities are eligible to participate.

Materials will not be accepted from non-SWANCC residents, businesses, schools or institutions. IDs will be checked for verification of residency. More information on eligibility is at


Workers will remove the paper documents while residents stay in their vehicles. Paper is cross-shredded on site and will be recycled to make new paper products. Only sensitive documents are accepted -- that can include medical forms, bank statements, personal files and retired tax forms. There is a limit of six (6) file boxes or paper bags per vehicle. Plastic and metal clips or binders must be removed. Photos, slides and any non-paper items must be removed.

For more information, call (847) 724-9205 or visit

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