Computers & Electronics (E-Waste)

The Illinois Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act prohibits disposing of unwanted electronics in regular trash for burial in landfills starting Jan. 1, 2012.  The following is a complete list of items banned from landfills:

Computers, except monitor (including laptop, notebook, netbook, tablet, desktop, CPUs and drives, but not all-in-one units including screens such as imac)
Electronic Keyboards
Facsimile (FAX) Machines
Videocassette Recorders (VCRs)
Portable Digital Music Players
Digital Video Disc (DVD) Players
Video Game Consoles
Small Scale Servers
Electronic Mice
Digital Converter Boxes
Cable Receivers
Satellite Receivers
Digital Video Disc Recorders
Cell Phones
Portable Digital Assistant (PDA)
Computer Cables
External Drives (Zip, Syquest, etc.)

Only Accepted at the Rockford Recycle Center  (Not accepted at the Roscoe Recycle Center)
4665 Hydraulic Road
Rockford, IL 61109
2-5 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m.-Noon Saturdays