In cooperation with the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC), the Village of Niles will host an Electronics Recycling and Document Destruction Event for Niles residents and SWANCC member communities at no cost on Saturday, June 29, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event will be held at the Niles Public Services Department, 6849 West Touhy Avenue.
Only residential generated electronic equipment and documents will be collected at the event. Businesses, school districts, and governmental institutions are prohibited from participating in the event, but are encouraged to visit the SWANCC website for local recycling info. The following electronic items may be recycled:
- Computers - PCs / Laptops
- Computer Monitors
- DVD / VHS Players
- Fax Machines
- Mobile Phones
- Peripherals (mice)
- Keyboards, zip drives
- MP3 Players
- Video Game Consoles
For the Document Destruction Event, residents will be limited to six banker-sized boxes. A sample of the following items can be brought to the event:
- Bank Statements
- Medical Forms
- Personal Files
- Retired Tax Forms
Staples and paper clips do not need to be removed, but please remove binders. All documents are shredded on-site.
Supply-Chain Services, Inc., (ISO 14001, ISO 9001, IAER and NAID certified) will recycle all computer / electronic materials in a data-secure and environmentally responsible manner at its Lombard, Illinois facility.
Additional information about the event and other collection dates is available by viewing the 2013 SWANCC Event Handout.
Residents are also able to bring rechargeable batteries, compact fluorescent light bulbs, and four-foot fluorescent light bulbs to the event for recycling.