Bureau County to host electronics recycling event Oct. 21 in Tiskilwa

Event will be from 9 a.m. to noon at 135 N. High St.

Bureau County will host a county-wide electronic recycling event from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 29 at the Public Works Building, located at 611 West North Street in Walnut.

Bureau County will host a countywide electronics recycling event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Tiskilwa Fire Station Building, 135 N. High St., Tiskilwa.

This free collection event is limited to Bureau County residents, and there is a limit of seven items per drop-off. Proof of residency, such as a driver’s license or other ID with an address, may be required.

Vehicle lineup will begin on Owen Street and proceed east to High Street. The event is subject to end when semi-collection containers are filled to capacity. Oversized loads may be turned away.

The event is not open to businesses and is scheduled to continue in rain or shine.

Accepted items include cable receivers, computer monitors, digital converter boxes, digital music players, desktop computers, DVD players/recorders, fax machines, laptop computers, keyboards, computers, printers, dish receivers, satellite receivers, scanners, small-scale servers, televisions, video game consoles and VCRs.

Items that will not be accepted include microwaves, coffee makers, dehumidifiers, vacuums, air conditioners, smoke detectors, fluorescent bulbs, batteries, fans, blenders, toasters, washers, dryers and white goods (refrigerators, freezers, stoves and major home appliances).

For information, email recycle@bureaucounty-il.gov.