To celebrate Earth Day weekend, the Village of Schaumburg’s Environmental Committee, School District 54 and Schaumburg Township District Library are co-hosting Schaumburg’s Annual Recycling Event that will take place April 21 at Boomers Stadium. The event, which is open to the public, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Boomers Stadium, 1999 S. Springinsguth Road in Schaumburg.
-Each participating resident is limited to two standard size banker boxes per vehicle. No business or institutional documents will be accepted.
(Schaumburg residents who want to avoid the lines at the Annual Recycling Event can bring in their two boxes for document destruction at a separate shredding event being held from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, April 14 at the Engineering & Public Works Department, 714 S. Plum Grove Road, Schaumburg.)
-Items accepted include computers, printers, telephones, radios, small appliances such as microwaves, holiday light strands, extension cords, computer wiring and more. Fees will apply to television recycling.
Additional items accepted include books, clothes, textiles, automotive and household batteries, motor oil, antifreeze, vegetable oil, bicycles, cell phones, eye glasses, American flags, fire extinguishers and CFL bulbs.
Visit http://bit.ly/2poBpHL for a list of accepted items and any associated fees.