Find a recycling center near you for just about anything at search.Earth911.com
Electronics Recycling: GreenerGadgets.org Enter your zip code to see a list of manufacturers, retailer, and certified electronics recyclers in your area.
Refrigerators & Freezers: ComEd offers its customers a $50 rebate for recycling their old working fridge or freezer and will pick it up for FREE. Check your eligibility and schedule an appointment at ComEd.com. Or call 888-806-2273 for ComEd to pick up your fridge or freezer for free and receive your rebate. This program is part of ComEd’s Smart Ideas® energy efficiency programs.
SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education) www.scarceecoed.org/recycling/scarce-recycling.html Ongoing collections for small electronics, books, holiday lights, cell phones, ink jet cartridges, office and school supplies, and other items.
799 Roosevelt Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Drop off M-F 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Stuff Stop is a free nationwide community resource website that provides information to match up your unwanted stuff with local charities, ministries and companies that connect it with people in need. Check out their website at The Stuff Stop to search by LOCATION or by STUFF when you are ready to dispose of those things you no longer need, want, or love.
Many retailers offer recycling for a wide variety of items like batteries, cell phones, and small electronics. Check with these retailers:
- Best Buy
Car Batteries, Motor Oil and other Automotive Waste – check with your local auto parts retailer, as many collect waste for recycling. Check with these retailers:
- Advance Auto Parts
- O’Reilly Auto Part
Freecyle – non-profit group of members giving away (and getting) items for free, keeping reusable goods out of landfills. Membership is free. Search for a group in your community.