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About this Event:

The May 2018 collection event is now concluded.  The next electronics collection event will be on Oct 13th...the registration for that collection will open on Mon, Sept 10, 2018.

There are free YEAR-ROUND local electronic recycling options (with the exception of TV's)  Click here for more details: Year-Round Recycling Options

REGISTRATION & EVENT DETAILS:
If you are registered for the May 19th event, you will receive a postcard in the mail approximately two weeks before the event (the postcard will serve as your ticket into the event).  If you do not receive your postcard by May 16th, please call 217.403.4780.

At the collection events, there is a 2 TV limit per person/postcard (ALL TYPES, MODELS, AND SIZES OF TV's, INCLUDING CRT TUBE TV's, ARE ACCEPTED!) & 10-item total limit per postcard. Small items (cords, charges, mice, etc.) can be bundled or put into a small box & counted as only 1 item. (Electronics ONLY, so NO vacuums, blenders, etc.) (And a computer monitor is NOT considered a TV.) CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL LIST:  Accepted and Non-Accepted Items List

These events take place at Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave, Champaign; we ask that residents use the DUNCAN ROAD ENTRANCE & then follow the signs.  Car pooling is allowed & encouraged (you can use multiple postcards for one vehicle).  ASSISTANCE IS PROVIDED removing items from your vehicle; please do not have anything surrounding your electronics that you do not want taken out of your vehicle!  The events go ahead rain or shine, that includes thunder & lightning.  Keep in mind that rain will slow things down, but the wait is still minimal.  The weather would have to get very severe before we cancel.

*COMMUNITIES PARTICIPATING IN SPRING 2018 EVENT: Bondville, Broadlands, Champaign, Fisher, Gifford, Homer, Ivesdale, Ludlow, Mahomet, Ogden, Pesotum, Rantoul, Royal, Sadorus, Savoy, Sidney, Thomasboro, Urbana, & Unincorporated Champaign County.

(Communities NOT participating: Allerton, Foosland, Longview
Philo (Philo is having their own collection on 5/5/18 @ Premier Coop Elevator, corner of Washington & Adams)
St. Joseph (St. Joe is having their own collection on 4/28/18, 8am-noon, proof of residency required, St. Joseph Middle School, 606 E. Peters Dr.)
Tolono (Tolono had their own electronics collection on 4/7/18)

You can email recycling@champaignil.gov or call 217.403.4780 with any questions.
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There are YEAR-ROUND electronic recycling options (most of the local recyclers accept them free of charge)  Click here for more details: Year-Round Recycling Options

There are limited options to recycle TV's year-round:
Best Buy, 2117 N. Prospect Ave., Champaign (new as of Oct '17) will accept & recycle most TV's for a $25 fee. 217-352-8883
www.bestbuy.com/recycling
Habitat for Humanity, 119 E. University Ave., Champaign still accepts ONLY flat PANEL tv's working & non-working, free of charge. 217-359-0507
www.cuhabitat.org/re-store/
Salt & Light, 1819 S. Philo Rd., Urbana accepts ONLY flat screen TV's (must be working) 217-355-5654
www.saltandlightministry.org

Contact us

HOSTED BY: City of Champaign: 217-403-4780; City of Urbana: 217-384-2302; Champaign County: 217-819-4035
EMAIL: recycling@champaignil.gov