Free Recycling Event June 26 in Western Springs

State Representative Jim Durkin and State Senator John F. Curran are hosting a community recycling event this summer to help keep unwanted products out of landfills, give old items new life, and collect donations for our neighbors in need.

Join us Saturday, June 26, 2021 from 8:30 to 11:00 am at the Lyons Township High School – South Campus, 4900 Willow Springs Road in Western Springs, Illinois for this free event.

Please remain in your car and a volunteer will unload items for you. All mask and social distancing guidelines will be observed.

Accepted Items

Electronics (No TVs or CRT Monitors)

  • Cable Boxes
  • Cell Phones
  • Computers
  • Copiers
  • DVD Players
  • Faxes
  • iPods
  • Keyboards
  • Laptops
  • Monitors
  • MP3s
  • PDAs
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Servers
  • Stereos
  • Typewriters
  • VCRs
  • Video Game Consoles

Additional Items

  • Bikes
  • Cycling Tools, Parts & Apparel
  • Flags
  • Books
  • Keys
  • Hearing Aids
  • Eyeglasses
  • Musical Instruments
  • Brita Water Filters
  • Sheet Music

Document shredding is limited to two bags of residential paperwork per car.

Prescription Drugs (No liquids or needles)
Please remove medications from container & place in a plastic bag for disposal.

Note: We cannot take TVs, CRT Monitors, or any hazardous materials like paints, liquids, or batteries.

Personal Items

We will be accepting donations of personal items at this event to support the Constance Morris House. All personal items must be in new condition unless otherwise noted.

Personal Items

  • Phone Chargers (used)
  • Hair Brushes
  • Full Size Body Wash
  • Slippers/Flip Flops (sizes S, M, L, XL)
  • Pajamas (all sizes)
  • Robes (all sizes)
  • Leggings (all sizes)
  • Lotions (Bath/Body Works)
  • Loofah
  • Mani/Ped Set
  • Umbrellas
  • Decorative masks
  • Pillows
  • Twin Sheets
  • Full Sheets
  • Diapers (any size)
  • Baby Wipes


Thank you to our community participants who make this event possible:

  • American Legion Post 1941
  • Constance Morris House / Pillars Community Health
  • Cook County Sheriff
  • Paper Tiger
  • S.C.A.R.C.E.
  • Western Springs Police Department
  • Working Bikes