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Residential Recycling Event

Post Date:08/28/2019 10:09 AM

Woodstock – McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH), Elgin Recycling, and The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County are partnering to bring you the third of our four recycling events in 2019. On Saturday, September 7, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. until noon, McHenry County residents may drop off electronic devices at the Grafton Township Road District Building, 10109 Vine St, Huntley.

The following electronic devices will be accepted:

Televisions and Computer Monitors (fee applies)

Computers (desktop, laptop, netbook, notebook, tablet), Keyboards, and Mice

Printers, Fax Machines, Scanners, Small Scale Servers

DVD Players, DVD Recorders, VCRs

Video Game Consoles, Portable Digital Music Players

Digital Converter Boxes, Cable and Satellite Receivers

Fees apply to recycle TVs and Computer Monitors ($15 up to 20 inches and $25 dollars for 21 inches or larger). Elgin recycling will accept credit cards or cash onsite. Please visit the Elgin Recycling webpage at or contact Elgin Recycling by telephone at 847-741-4100 regarding additional items that may be accepted.

The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will also be collecting fluorescent tubes (50 cents to $1 each); clean Styrofoam; packing peanuts; re-useable bubble wrap and cloth items (clothing, linens, rags, and shoes tied together by the laces).

Electronic devices can also be dropped off at Elgin Recycling, located at 5114 E Terra Cotta, Crystal Lake Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

An additional recycling event is scheduled for October 19, 2019 at McHenry County College. Visit the Health Department’s webpage: for details. 

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