10 South Emerson, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 | 847/253-5675

Archive for September, 2013

Electronics Recycling at Public Works Through the End of October

The Mount Prospect Public Works Department will accept electronics  for recycling every Wednesday between 10 a.m. and noon through the end of October 2013. Accepted items include computers, monitors, DVD players, keyboards, printers, scanners, televisions, VHS players, and zip drives. Unacceptable materials include air conditioners, answering machines, blenders, camcorders, video games, copy machines, digital cameras, home appliances, microwaves, power tools/cords, shredders, stereo equipment and toasters. For more information, call the Public Works Department at 847-870-5640 or email them at

The Public Works Department (1700 W. Central Rd.) also accepts household batteries, compact fluorescent and fluorescent tube lights, and pharmaceuticals for recycling and/or proper disposal. Those materials can be dropped off at the Public Works Building between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

By julie collins on September 24, 2013 Categories: Electronics, Recycling

Document Destruction Event

Dispose of unwanted and sensitive documents on Saturday (Sept. 21) from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Arlington Heights Senior Center (1801 W. Central Rd. AH). There is a limit of six file-size boxes or paper shopping bags per vehicle.  No plastic bags, please. You must be part of a SWANCC member community to participate, so have ID ready. 

By julie collins on Categories: Document Shredding