Due To Response, 2nd Electronic Recycling Event To Be Held October 26

STEPHENSON COUNTY, ILLINOIS — Due to the tremendous response to our September 14th electronic recycling event we are pleased to announce that we will be hosting one more additional electronics recycling collection for 2019 event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 9:00 am –12:00 pm (or until we meet capacity with the understanding that when the semis are filled we are required to stop accepting items even if it is prior to the noon end time) in parking lot B of Highland Community College rain or shine. We plan to limit this event to the first 300 vehicles on site in an effort to avoid waiting and then being turned away.

This event is open to residents of Stephenson County only. There will be a $20 CASH charge (correct change only accepted) per vehicle and only seven (7) items total are allowed per vehicle. Of those seven items,only the following items can be accepted. If anything else is brought it will notbe accepted. This is an IEPA approved event and we must follow their guidelines to be in compliance.


  • Computers & Small-Scale Servers
  • Computer Monitors
  • Televisions
  • Printers, FAX Machines & Scanners
  • DVD Players, DVD Recorders & VCRs
  • Video Game Consoles
  • Digital Converter Boxes, Cable Receivers & Satellite Receivers
  • Electronic Keyboards, Electronic Mice & Portable Digital Music Players

Volunteers are still needed for this event. If interested please call City Hall at 815-235-8200 for further information.

We encourage Stephenson County residents to participate. Recycling conserves our natural resources, eliminates waste in landfills and reduces harm to the environment.

For more information on how to recycle other items please refer to the University of Illinois Extension website at www.extenson.illinois.edu or www.cityoffreeport.org

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