The Mount Prospect Public Works Facility will begin to accept electronic recyling on Wednesday, April 4 from 10 a.m to 12 p.m. This program is being established via a partnership between the village, SWANCC and Supply-Chain Services, Inc. Starting on April 4 and continuing through October 31, Public Works, at 1700 W. Central, will accept these items on Wednesdays only from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more info: http://www.mountprospect.org/index.aspx?recordid=1062&page=27
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The Mount Prospect Public Library is now offering Kill A Watt Meters for checkout at the Reference Desk on the second floor. These devices can be used to monitor the electricity consumed by household appliances and electronics on a daily basis. ComEd provided 2 of these meters to the library. Please ask for assistance at the Reference Desk. Loan periods are for one week.
The Village of Mount Prospect in association with the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) is providing a one day collection event for residents to drop off electronics at Mount Prospect’s Public Works building on Saturday, June 18 from 9am to 1:00pm
Only residentially generated equipment will be accepted (see list below). Businesses, school districts and governmental institutions are prohibited from participating in the event, but are encouraged to visit www.swancc.org for local recycling info.
Computers – PCs/Laptops
Peripherals – mice, keyboards, zip drives
Video Game Consoles
*If your item is not listed above it will not be accepted.
Please contact the Public Works Department (847-870-5640) with any questions. For more info: Public Works to Host Electronic Recycling Event