Electronic Waste (E-Waste)

  • The Electronics Products Recycling and Reuse Act (SB2313) bans certain electronic products, including televisions and computers, from being disposed of in landfills. For a complete list of products, visit the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) website electronics recycling.
  • Groot offers curbside collection of up to six electronic items for a fee of $45. There is also a $15 fee per television, in addition to the $45 fee. Collection must be prepaid and scheduled in advance by calling Groot at 800-244-1977. Fees are subject to change.
  • The SWANCC provides options and resources for the recycling of electronic products. This includes permanent collection locations and seasonal one-day events. Many retail stores also have drop off programs.

* For resources on electronic recycling, refer to the section titled Green Pages and SWANCC Community Programs.