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Electronics Recycling

Optional Curbside Electronics Recycling:
As one option, Groot will collect electronics at the curb for a fee and with 48 hours advance notice.  This
includes computers, monitors, TVs, printers, DVS/VCRs, fax machines, radios, toner cartridges, microwaves, vacuums and small appliances (coffee makers, hair dryers, etc.).  The optional program cost (with stickers or pay ahead) for removal of electronic devices (E-Waste) at the curb by Groot is:

  • E-Waste items to fill one (1) grocer paper bag size -5 stickers
  • TV/Monitors, with maximum weight limit of 50 lbs. -15 stickers
  • Larger TV’s (50 lbs or more) require a special pick-up

To dispose of any of these items curbside, residents must call Groot Industries 48 hours in advance.

Other Options:   
See the DuPage County Recycling Guide for information on electronics recycling and information on specialty items including appliances.  Appliances with liquids or refrigerants will not be accepted.

Residential electronics can be dropped off at the following locations at no charge.  Be sure to check with each location before bringing your electronics as  guidelines & accepted items can vary.

Refrigerator / Freezer Recycling
Com Ed will pay you $35 for your old working fridge or freezer. They will pick it up and recycle it. For details, visit the website or call 888-806-2273.

Will County Offers Drop Off and Pick-Up Recycling Service
Will County offers residential electronic recycling free drop-off service to all Woodridge residents as well as pick-up from your front door for $40 from A-Team. Details at
Permanent DuPage County Recycling Sites
No hazardous waste is accepted at any collection site. In addition to the listed free drop off locations, many municipalities host one-day collection events. Events are posted on the county's website.

Additional Recycling Location
The Annex Building, 123 North Rosedale Road, Bloomingdale. Drop off your recyclables the first Saturday of the month, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Acceptable Items
  • Cell phones
  • Computer mice
  • Computers
  • Digital converter boxes
  • DVD players
  • Fax machines
  • Game consoles
  • Game controllers
  • Keyboards
  • Microwaves
  • Monitors
  • MP3 players
  • PDAs
  • Power cables
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Scanners
  • Small household appliances
  • Small-scale servers
  • Stereos
  • Televisions (Call first to be sure)
  • VCRs

Tip: when calling a municipality for information, keep in mind the office is not open on weekends. The numbers listed are to office phones and not to phones at the collection site.

Additional Recycling Resources:

For a comprehensive list of electronics recycling companies and locations, visit the county's website to view the DuPage County Recycling Guide.