CHICAGO (Scrap Monster): West Dundee is once again serving as an electronics recycling drop-off point for Kane County residents.
The site, one of three locations secured by Kane County Recycles, is available between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, at the Public Works Department, 900 Angle Tarn (behind the First Congregational Church, off of Route 31).
To recycle, businesses or individuals must be in Kane County. Electronic items accepted for free include cable and satellite receivers, cellphones, circuit boards, computers, digital recorders and DVD players, according to the program's website, which has a complete list of items.
Residents will be charged $25 to recycle TVs with screens 20 inches or less and $35 for screens 21 inches and over. All types of TVs are accepted, including flat-screens or glass tube sets. Fees can be paid online in advance or at the site with cash or credit card.
The other two county drop-off sites include the Old Kane County Jail building, 517 Fabyan Parkway, Batavia; and South Elgin Public Works, 735 Martin Drive, South Elgin.
The Kane County Recycles program also includes the return of monthly recycling events in St. Charles.
For more information regarding drop-off locations and hours, accepted items, monthly recycling events, electronics recycling for businesses and more, go to Kane County Recycles' website.