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Posted on: July 12, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Electronics Recycling Program Continues

Downers Grove Township continues their Electronics Recycling Program on the third Saturday of each month, 8 a.m to Noon at their Highway Department Facility at 318 E. Quincy Street in Westmont. There are a few program changes including a charge for TVs. The program will continue on the third Saturday of each month, unless that date falls on a holiday. AVA Recycling is the new recycling vendor. CHANGES TO PROGRAM There are a few changes to the program: * NO audio cassettes, videotapes, or CDs will be accepted. * There will be a CHARGE FOR ALL TVs. * All TVs will need to have a prepaid coupon from AVA to be accepted. * Prices for TVs will range from $15 to $60. * A copy of the coupon can be taken to AVA’s retail store in Glendale Heights to be used as cash towards the purchase of refurbished electronic equipment. * Prices for recycling TVs and coupon purchases can be obtained by going to their website at and clicking on the municipal box on the top left portion of the screen. ITEMS ACCEPTED * Most electronics will be accepted * Computers, Laptops, LCD Monitors, Batteries & UPS Systems * Printers, Copiers, Fax Machines * Electronic Circuit boards, Cords, Wires * Small Appliances & Toys * Central Office Equipment * Stereo Equipment, Games, PDAs * Banking and Financial Equipment * Medical Equipment * Telephones, Cell Phones As in the past, the collection event closes promptly at noon. Electronics can only be dropped off on event dates. Drop-offs outside of designated hours are not allowed. For more information, contact AVA Recycling at or 847-397-2900. ### Contact: Larry McIntyre Village of Westmont Communications Director 630-417-0280,
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