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Posted on: April 17, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Recycling Event May 5 in Burr Ridge

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: April 17, 2018


Please join State Representatives Jim Durkin and David Olsen along with State Senator John Curran at a free Community Recycle Event they are hosting to keep unwanted items out of landfills and help local non-profits fulfill their missions to help those in need.
Additionally, AT&T will be on hand with a shred truck to accept residential documents to be shredded. Please note there is a 2-bag per car limit for shredding.
Residents are encouraged to bring unwanted items from the list below to Burr Ridge Middle School, 15W451 91st Street in Burr Ridge, IL on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

ACCEPTED ELECTRONICS
Cable boxes
Cell phones
Computers
Copiers
DVD players
Fax machines
iPods
Keyboards
Laptops
Monitors
MP3s
PDAs
Printers
Scanners
Stereos
Telephones
Typewriters
VCRs
Video Game Consoles

HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
Blenders
Bread makers
Cameras
Carpet sweepers
Clocks
Coffee makers
Curling irons
Electric knives
Fans
Flat irons
Food sealers
Fryers
Hair cutters
Hair dryers
Heaters
Irons
Holiday lights
Massagers
Metal Tools (Drills, screwdrivers, small saws, sanders, etc.)
Microwaves
Mixers
Radios
Remote controls
Shaving equipment
Toaster ovens
Toothbrushes (electric)

BUILDING MATERIALS
Appliances less than 7 years old
Cabinets
Doors
Electrical outlets, switches, supplies, conduit (min of 4 ft)
Flooring (wood & tile 3 box min)
Furniture (tables, chairs, dressers, patio & non-upholstered items)
Hardware (hinges, knobs, nails, nuts, bolts, etc)
HVAC (furnaces, fireplaces, window air conditioners)
Lighting (fixtures, lamps, ceiling fans)
Millwork/Lumber (6 ft min – no nails)
Plumbing (vanity & kitchen sinks, toilets, fixtures)
Tools (in working order)

OTHER ITEMS
Bicycles
Books
Brita water filters
Crayons (broken)
Crutches
Flags
Keys
Plastic bread bags
Musical instruments
Records (Vinyl, LPs)
Sewing machines
Wheelchairs

NOT ACCEPTED - The following items will not be accepted at the event.
Televisions
CRT Monitors
Appliances older than 7 years

COMMUNITY PARTICIPANTS
American Legion Post 1941
AT&T
Burr Ridge Middle School Environmental Club
Devine Owens Electronic Recycling
Habitat for Humanity
S.C.A.R.C.E.
Working Bikes
Contact Rep. Durkin's office at 630-325-2028 or here for more information.
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Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont Communications Director
630-981-6245 - lmcintyre@westmont.il.gov 
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