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New Electronics Recycling Program scheduled for third Saturday of each month

Jun 08, 2016 10:38AM ● By Neighbors Magazines

Downers Grove Township has announced their new Electronics Recycling Program, which will be held on third Saturday of each month from 8am to 12pm at their Highway Department Facility, 318 E. Quincy St., in Westmont. The new program will include a fee for TV collection. AVA Recycling will be the new vendor for the program. Following is a list of program updates and accepted items for the collection:


Items accepted

• Computers, Laptops

• LCD Monitors, Batteries & UPS Systems

• Printers, Copiers, Fax Machines

• Electronic Circuitboards, Cords, Wires

• Small Appliances & Toys

• Central Offi ce Equipment

• Stereo Equipment, Games, PDAs

• Banking & Financial Equipment

• Medical Equipment

• Telephones & Cell Phones


Changes to program

• NO audio cassettes, videotapes, or CDs will be accepted.

• There will be a FEE FOR ALL TVs.

• All TVs will need to have a prepaid coupon from AVA to be accepted.

• Prices for TVs will range from $15 to $60.

• A copy of the coupon can be taken to AVA’s retail store in Glendale

Heights to be used as cash towards the purchase of refurbished electronic equipment.

• Prices for recycling TVs and coupon purchases can be obtained by going to their website at and clicking on the municipal box on the top left portion of the screen.


As in the past, the collection event closes promptly at noon. Electronics can only be dropped off on event dates. Drop-offs outside of designated hours are not allowed. For more information, contact AVA Recycling at or 847-397-2900.