Electronic Waste

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LRS E-WASTE HOME COLLECTION SERVICE PROVIDES AN ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE METHOD FOR PROPER DISPOSAL OF ELECTRONIC WASTE BANNED FROM ILLINOIS LANDFILLS. SCHEDULING A HOME COLLECTION IS QUICK AND SIMPLE. INDUSTRIAL OR COMMERCIAL (BUSINESS) E-WASTE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
THE ITEMS LISTED BELOW ARE ACCEPTED E-WASTE MATERIALS:
Cable Receivers
Cell Phones
Computers (desktop, laptop, netbook, notebook, tablet)
Computer Cable
Digital Converter Boxes
Digital Video Disc Players
Digital Video Disc Recorders
Electronic Keyboards
Electronic Mice
Facsimile Machines (Fax)
Portable Digital Assistant (PDA)
Portable Digital Music Players
Printers
Satellite Receivers
Scanners
Small Scale Servers
TV’s and Monitors
Videocassette Recorders
Video Game Consoles
Zip Drive

Items NOT Accepted Through This Service

If the electronic item is not listed on the Accepted E-Waste Item List, it will not be accepted through this service. We only accept items that are banned from the landfill. Please take note of the following UNACCEPTED materials:

Appliances

Battery Powered Children's Toys

Batteries (Alkaline, Rechargeable, Lithium, NiCad, Lead Acid, Marine)

Fans

Lamps

Microwaves

Smoke Detectors

Speakers

Vacuum Cleaners

HOW TO PREPARE E-WASTE ITEMS FOR COLLECTION – SIMPLE AND QUICK!

SMALL E-WASTE ITEMS OR ONE E-WASTE ITEM

Examples: Cell phone or Portable digital music player

  • Place in a brown paper lunch, brown paper grocery bag, one (1) gallon clear plastic bag, or cardboard box not to exceed 24”x 24”x 24”.
  • Use dark colored marker and mark bag/box in large letters as E- WASTE.
  • Place out near your other materials but not on top of a garbage container.
  • Please make sure placement will be noticeable to drivers.
MEDIUM and LARGE E-WASTE ITEMS

Examples: Printer, Fax Machine, Video Game Console, Computer Monitor

  • Place at least 5’ away from any waste or recycling containers.
  • Do not place on sidewalk or public walking path.
  • Do not place in between containers.
  • Medium sized items do not require any type of marking as they are easily identifiable for drivers so long as they are not blocked by containers.

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Coronavirus Service Alert

Please note that as an essential business for our community, LRS is providing service as scheduled. We are committed to making sure that waste and recycling collection is the least of your worries.

Service times may vary from your normal collection schedule, so make sure to have your containers out by 6AM on your normal service day.

Please contact us either through our online contact page or via email at Questions@LRSrecycles.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible. The hours for our Customer Service Team are 7am to 5pm on Monday through Friday and Saturday from 7am to 12pm.

Please see our Coronavirus communication update for additional information.

ATTENTION REGARDING E-WASTE REQUESTSLRS must suspend our electronic waste collection services.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the health concerns associated with virus, LRS must suspend our electronic waste collection services. Please check this site again on May 1st for an update regarding the e-waste collection services. 

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this unprecedented time.

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