A law enacted in 2012 bans TVs, computers, laptops, keyboards, monitors, printers, peripherals, VCR/DVD players, gaming systems, MP3 players and other electronic items from Illinois landfills. The Village's waste hauler, Republic Services, will not pick up electronic waste at the curb.
As of May 2019, the electronic recycling program run by the Bloomingdale Township Highway Department is temporarily suspended. Visit the Bloomingdale Township website for updates on the status of this program.
DuPage County Residents may visit the DuPage County website for a list of municipalities and private companies that accept electronic waste.
Cook County residents can drop off recycling at Elgin Recycling, which provides free* electronics recycling drop-off for all Cook County residents at their recycling center at 145 S. Weiler Rd., Arlington Heights, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (*fees apply for TVs and monitors).