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The original item was published from 6/10/2014 11:17:00 AM to 6/10/2014 11:23:59 AM.

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Posted on: June 10, 2014

[ACTIVE] Kane County Hosting Recycling Extravaganza June 14

Kane County is hosting a free* residential recycling and document shredding event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 14 at 540 S. Randall Road in St. Charles.

The county will be collecting for reuse or recycling:
• Electronics & Books
• Bikes, bike parts, helmets, bike baskets, sewing machines
• Mobility Devices: wheelchairs, crutches, walkers, leg braces, scooters
• Fluorescent Lamps (4 foot tubes)
• Clothes, linens, curtains, paired shoes, hats, ties, belts, purses, backpacks, stuffed
animals, plush toys
• Carpet and carpet padding (the speckled kind)
• Latex Paint: No oil based product will be accepted. Latex Paint is the only item that has a
recycling fee* per container, payable by the resident with cash or check.

Confidential Document Destruction: The County will have 2 document shredding service trucks on site for residential use (no businesses please). Staples, paperclips, envelope windows are okay to leave in. Remove all large binder clips and plastic folders.

Please do not bring periodicals, or other paper that does not need to be shredded and can go in your household recycling bin. All paper collected will be shredded on site and then taken for recycling. You can watch it being shredded.

What the County will NOT be collecting:
• Oil paint or other Household Hazardous Waste will not be accepted at this event.
• Styrofoam will not be accepted at this event.

Kane County continues to hold its Monthly Electronics and Book Recycling Collection Events between 8 a.m. and noon on the second Saturday of each month at 540 S. Randall Road, St. Charles.

For more information, vist the County's website (link below) or contact Jennifer Jarland, Kane County’s Recycling Program Coordinator, at recycle@countyofkane.org or 630-208-3841 with any questions.

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