The Illinois Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act prohibits disposing of unwanted electronics in regular trash for burial in landfills starting Jan. 1, 2012. This includes televisions, computers, monitors, printers, keyboards, DVRs, etc; These products typically contain many valuable metals that can be recycled. A list of registered electronic waste (e-waste) collection sites and information for manufacturers, collectors, recyclers, and refurbishers is available on the Electronic Waste Recycling page. In addition, many local governments and other organizations sponsor one-day e-waste collection events. Other locations, including some major retailers, may be found by entering your home location in the search engine for the Earth911.com web site.

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Illinois Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act

Tue Jan 3, 2012 at 12:00 PM

The Illinois Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act prohibits disposing of unwanted electronics in regular trash for burial in landfills starting Jan. 1, 2012. This includes televisions, computers, monitors, printers, keyboards, DVRs, etc; These products typically contain many valuable metals that can be recycled. A list of registered electronic waste (e-waste) collection sites and information for manufacturers, collectors, recyclers, and refurbishers is available on the Electronic Waste Recycling page. In addition, many local governments and other organizations sponsor one-day e-waste collection events. Other locations, including some major retailers, may be found by entering your home location in the search engine for the Earth911.com web site.