County residential electronics recycling event is Jan. 28

The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department (OCSWMD) will be holding a residential electronics recycling event on Friday, Jan. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the County Annex Building located at 909 Pines Road in Oregon.

OREGON — The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department (OCSWMD) will be holding a residential electronics recycling event on Friday, Jan. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the County Annex Building located at 909 Pines Road in Oregon.

This event is for Ogle County residents only and a free permit is required in advance to attend the event. Residents can obtain a free permit by calling the OCSWMD at 815-732-4020 or by emailing [email protected]. Include your name, address, and phone number if emailing the OCSWMD for your permit.

The free permit allows residents to bring up to seven large items for recycling, such as televisions, monitors, computers, printers, FAX machines, video game consoles, copiers, VCR/DVD players and satellite/cable boxes. Microwave ovens are accepted for a $5 charge per unit. Smaller items such as remotes, computer wires and cables, e-mice, keyboards, tablets, cell phones, landline phone systems, CFL light bulbs and rechargeable batteries can be bulked up together and are considered one large item. Holiday light strands and extension cords will also be accepted. Limit one permit per household per recycling event.

Call the number listed above, visit oglecounty.org, or see the OCSWMD on Facebook at Ogle County Solid Waste Management Dept. if you have questions about electronics recycling in Ogle County. Recycling events are subject to cancellation or reduced hours in the event of extreme weather or other adverse conditions at the discretion of OCSWMD staff.

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