County electronics recycling event is Aug. 26

The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department (OCSWMD) will be hosting a residential electronics recycling event on Friday Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 909 Pines Road in Oregon.

OREGON — The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department (OCSWMD) will be hosting a residential electronics recycling event on Friday Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 909 Pines Road in Oregon.

This event is for Ogle County residents only and a free permit is required in advance of the event.  To obtain a free permit call 815-732-4020 or email [email protected]. Provide name, address and phone number in your email request.

Accepted items include all televisions and computer monitors, computers, computer hardware and cables, laptops, tablets, cell phones and chargers, printers, FAX machines, scanners, shredders (no tubs), copiers, video gaming equipment, DVD/VCRs, cable/satellite boxes, stereo equipment, radios, digital clocks, cameras, calculators, phone systems, holiday light strands, extension cords, rechargeable batteries, printer ink cartridges, CD/DVDs and CFL bulbs.  Microwave ovens are accepted and are $5 per unit.

Limit seven large or bulky items per permit and one permit per household per month. Permits come with a full list of accepted items for recycling. Business or institutional electronic materials not accepted at these events. If you have business or institutional electronic items to recycle call the number above to set up an appointment.

For more information about this recycling event call the OCSWMD at the number above, visit www.oglecounty.org, or on Facebook at Ogle County Solid Waste Management Dept.

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