Recycle Palos - Computer
Software & Computers & Electronics
Recycling at Palos West School
Every fall Palos School District holds a Computer Recycling day at Palos
West School at 12700 S. 104th Ave. Palos Park.
You can check the Palos Park
Village Calendar for dates.
FOLLOWING ITEMS WILL BE ACCEPTED...
PC Pentium II or higher
Apple G3 or higher
3.5 Disk Drives
Software (originals only)
Low-Tech Devices (switches, keyboards, etc.)
|Mouse and Cables
DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
A program of United Cerebral Palsy Association
Assistive Technology Exchange Network in Tinley Park
7550 West 183rd Street
Tinley Park , IL 60477
Phone: (708) 444-8460 Ext. 231
Hours of Operation: M-F
8:30 to 3:30
• Donation Program
Items Accepted: Cpu, monitor,
computer peripherals. Pentium and above, Mac
PowerPC and up, hard drives, cdrom, adaptive equipment, any parts,
educational software, color VGA monitors and up.
Call ahead for donation info, will pick up 4 or more systems. A
program United Cerebral Palsy Association. Computers are refurbished and
then sent to schools throughout Illinois to help children with
disabilities. All Quantities Accepted.
Find an organization that needs your stuff through cristina.org. Typically
they pick your stuff up.
from the Wireless Foundation’s
Aids victims of domestic abuse.
195 E. Kehoe Blvd.
Carol Stream, IL 60188
1196 C South Main Street
Lombard, IL 60148
Located in Carol Stream Illinois, we are a leading, nationally known
recycler of excess and surplus computers. Companies of all sizes
have been entrusting COM2 Computers to handle their computer scrap,
computer recycling, PC disposal, and excess inventory remarketing.
(A list of references is available upon request). We are closely
networked with nationally known dismantlers, ISO certified precious
metal refiners, electrical component manufacturers and computer
related peripheral dealers. . We are continually improving all
aspects related to recycling and the environment.
Computers for Schools
3350 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago
(773) 583-7575 or (800) 939-6000
Call for details.
Tel (815) 455-6300
Fax (815) 455-5890
Contacting CRG: We will introduce ourselves and our services, and then make
pick-up arrangements that suit your needs.
- Product Acquisition: Our trained professionals will come out to your work
environment to pickup your equipment or you may drop off equipment directly
at our facility.
- Auditing Equipment: Upon receiving the equipment, we document all materials
given for recycling. Documentation includes make, model and serial number,
along with report of condition.
- Asset Recovery: We will provide you with a monetary amount of the value of
the equipment and a certificate of recycling.
- Recycling / Reuse: All equipment will be
resold, dismantled or de-manufactured.
The Costco Trade-In and Recycle Program is a service provided to Costco
customers by GreenSight Technologies, LLC. Only eligible products
qualify for trade-in or recycle. You will receive a confirmation email
and an email with a Pre-Paid UPS shipping label, along with instructions
for packing and shipping the trade-in product and a link to a UPS Store
locator. Shipping charges are pre-paid by GreenSight, however you will
be responsible for properly packing your trade-in. The UPS Store can
provide assistance with packing and shipment. Any cost associated with
packing your trade-in will be your responsibility. Costco
Recycling/Trade-in Help Desk: (866) 314-2059
The site is a clearinghouse for environmental hotlines, Web sites and
other information sources nationwide where you can find
community-specific information on recycling.
Electronic Industries Alliance
11th and Washington
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Toll Free: 888-452-5642
Pentium and higher.
HOMER TOWNSHIP RECYCLING CENTER
Unwanted electronics can be dropped off at the recycling facility, 14400 W.
151st St., from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursday.
My Green Electronics
The Consumer Electronics Association's site lets consumers find recycling
opportunities close to where they live with a ZIP code search.
My Bone Yard
Simple, Safe and Smart way to
Customers can recycle all types of personal electronics, from digital
cameras to computers, by buying the appropriate-sized Tech Recycling Box at
Office Depot stores. The boxes sell for $5, $10 and $15 and include all
shipping and handling. Customers take the box home and fill it with used
electronic devices, including cords and cables, and return the unsealed box
to the store. Small tv's and electronics are accepted. Download Office
Depot's brochure below for acceptable and unacceptable items and materials:
Provides a pilot recycling program for residents and businesses at any
location nationwide. Charges vary per item from $5.00 - $20.00 with an
accompanying coupon varying from $5.00 - $30.00 for use in an OfficeMax
store. Individual items may not exceed 50 pounds. No equipment with broken
glass or leaking batteries shall be accepted at any OfficeMax store.
5112 S Ashland, Chicago
(773) 737-3335 or (888) 574-2587
Pentium or higher accepted.
Share the Technology
P. O. Box 548
Rancocas, NJ 08073
National database of donation requests from over 700 schools and non-profit
organizations in 46 states. Prospective donors can search to find donation
requestors in their state and connect with them. No charge for donor
|Computer /Electronics Recycling Contractors
1600 S US 35, Winamac, IN 46996
1202 Nagle Blvd, Batavia
Buys used equipment.
4401 W Ogden Ave,Chicago
Microwaves are accepted.
Computer/Electronic Take-Back Program
Contact these companies to find out what they will accept, shipping
details and cost for participating in the programs.
Some of these companies may provide a discount on future computer
Computer Take Back
Click on the map of the United States to find recycling options in Illinois.
United Recycling Industries
1600 Harvester Rd, West Chicago
Alternative Community Training (ACT)
Columbia, MO 65202
Accepts all 3.5” disks. Accepts by mail only.
16398 NE 85th St, Ste 100
Redmond, WA 98052
Accept 3.5” disks, CD’s, cell phones, inkjet & toner cartridges and
videotapes for recycling. Call for shipping
3535 W 31st Street
Chicago, IL 60623
(773) 890-9000 x 5526
Accepts CD’s and CD cases.
Plastic Recycling, Inc.
2015 S Pennsylvania
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Send CD’s and CD cases.
Recycle for Breast Cancer
P.O. Box 2929
San Ramon, CA 94583
on Ebay or
other such sites. Many drop sites are available locally to help you for a
small percentage, including the UPS store.
electronics, like PDA’s, MP3 players, mice and keyboards are accepted
free at Staples or at Office Depot for whatever fits in a $5, $10 or $15
such as computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, VCR’s & DVD players,
are sometimes accepted for free by their manufacturers. Dell, IBM, Apple,
Hewlett-Packard are just some of these. Staples will accept larger
items (no TV’s) for $10.
Air Cycle Corp.
2000 S. 25th Ave.
Broadview, IL, (800)909-9709
Air Cycle Corporation offers recycling services and transportation
throughout the United States to assist facilities in properly recycling
lamps, ballasts, batteries, and electronics.
Cell Phone and Consumer Electronics Recycling Fundraiser
The EcoPhones Recycling Fundraiser pays up to $300 per item. There's nothing
to buy and nothing to sell. Simply ask parents, neighbors, co-workers and
local businesses to donate and recycle their used consumer electronics:
- Cell Phones
- Ink Jet Printer Cartridges
- Laptop Computers
- Apple iPods
- Digital Cameras
- Digital Video Cameras
For more information, you may
register online at
http://www.greenschoolfundraiser.org or call (888) Eco-Phones / (888)
326-7466. Download and customize your own promotional materials right from
our website including a guide to running a successful recycling fundraiser,
posters, price lists, pre-paid shipping labels and everything else you'll
need to get started.
Recycle your old IPOD at an Apple store and get a 10% discount. OR ship free
via snail mail, get address from:
Recycle computers, camcorders, digital cameras, printers, faxes, game
systems, monitors and PDAs, VCRs, DVD players, TVs and peripherals for a
fee. Go to .http://www.officedepot.com/promo.do?file=/promo/pages/0928_recycling.jsp
Sony provides free drop off at many of it's locations.
coordination with Greensight, also allows members to recycle their
electronics including cameras, camcorders and gaming systems, and may even
receive a Costco cash card for any estimated trade-in value.
CollectiveGood is the mobile devices
recycling resource. If you have spare mobile phones, pagers or PDAs sitting
on a shelf or in a drawer, you can recycle them here in an environmentally
and socially responsible manner. EZ Tax Credit.
3 Northpoint Court
Bolingbrook, IL (630)378-1300
E-Scrap Technologies Accepted Items
* Some Items May
Incur a Small Fee
- phone systems
- Computers / PC's
- * Televisions
- * Stereo Equipment
- Networking Equipment
- Cell Phones
- PC peripherals and loose hardware
- Video conferencing equipment
The Freecycle Network™ is made up of 4,275 groups with 4,608,000 members
across the globe. It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of
people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns. It's
all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills.
Give A Computer
Joliet Drop-off, 2114 Oak Leaf St.,
Joliet, IL 60436.
Accepts cell phones
This information is not an
endorsement of any company, product, or service.