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.
Document destruction will take place onsite until the truck reaches capacity. There will be a limit of two boxes per vehicle, no exceptions, and residents can watch their documents be shredded onsite. No business or institutional documents will be accepted.
Additional items being accepted at the Annual Recycling Event on April 21 include electronic items, such as computers, printers, telephones, radios, small appliances such as microwaves, holiday light strands, extension cords, computer wiring, etc. Accepted televisions will require a fee for recycling; please visit the village’s website at http://bit.ly/2poBpHL for a complete list of all accepted items and associated fees.
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.
The event will not accept paint, hazardous waste, white goods, gas cylinders or Freon-containing items such as air conditioners and dehumidifiers.
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. Only document destruction will be provided to Schaumburg residents only until the truck reaches capacity.
Residents may dial 311 within Schaumburg for answers to specific recycling event questions or call (847) 895-4500 outside of Schaumburg.