Reuse, Restore, Recycle: Free Community Event

Join State Representative Jim Durkin and State Senator John Curran for a free Community Recycle Event to help constituents recycle unwanted items and properly dispose of unused prescriptions drugs. Additionally, residents can bring up-to 2 grocery bags of documents to be shredded.

Saturday, Aug 1, 2020
8:30 am – 11:30 am

Pleasantdale Middle School
7450 S. Wolf Road
Burr Ridge, Illinois

Residents are encouraged to bring unwanted items from the list below:

Accepted Electronics

  • Cell/Smart Phones
  • Cameras, Digital & Video
  • Circuit Boards/Card
  • Computers, Mice, Cables & Accessories
  • Computer Power Supplies
  • Computer Peripherals
  • Copiers
  • Video & Audio Equip
  • Fax Machines
  • Gaming Devices
  • Keyboards
  • Laptops, Notebooks
  • Mainframe Computer Equipment
  • MP3 Players
  • Network Devices & Peripherals
  • PDA
  • PBX Systems
  • Power Distribution Units
  • Projection Equipment
  • Printers
  • Receivers & Transmitters
  • Scanners
  • Security Equipment
  • Servers
  • Stereos
  • Tablets
  • Telephones
  • Typewriters
  • UPS Backup Batteries
  • VCRs
  • Video Game Consoles

Accepted Household Items

  • Bicycles
  • Books
  • Eyeglasses
  • Flags
  • Hearing Aids
  • Musical Instruments
  • Prescription Drugs placed in clear resealable bag – no needles or inhalers

The following items will not be accepted at the event:

  • CRT TV’s or Computer Monitors (aka “Tube TV’s/Monitors”)
  • Hazmat Items (listed below)
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • SCUBA Tanks
  • Tires
  • Weapons
  • Alcohol
  • Antifreeze (used or new)
  • Batteries
  • Black Powder
  • Chemicals (unsealed)
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Fireworks
  • Gasoline
  • Kerosene
  • Lamp Oil
  • Matches
  • Mineral Spirits
  • Non-Flammable Gas (i.e. helium)
  • Oil Stains
  • Vegetable Oil (used)
  • Vehicle Oil
  • Aerosol- used (i.e. Hairspray)
  • Antibacterial Soap
  • Cleaning Supplies (unsealed)
  • Industrial Glues or Paints
  • Lubricants
  • Mace/Pepper Spray
  • Nail Polish Remover
  • Paint (house)
  • Propane Tanks
  • Spray Paint

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTICIPANTS

  • American Legion Post 1941
  • Burr Ridge Police Department
  • Paper Tiger
  • S.C.A.R.C.E.
  • Sharing Connections
  • Working Bikes

Contact Rep. Durkin’s office at 630-325-2028 or online for more information.