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La Salle County will host free e-recycling event Aug. 29 in Ottawa

Registration required; TVs collected

Registration opened for La Salle County's next free electronics recycling event.

Preregistration is required to drop off electronics, including televisions, at the 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 29, event at the La Salle County Government Center, 707 E. Etna Road, Ottawa.

A limit of two televisions will be collected per vehicle.

To register, go online at or call 815-630-4308 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays or 8 a.m. to noon Fridays.

The event is limited to La Salle County residents only. Registration is not open to businesses. Oversized loads may be refused.

Accepted items include cable and satellite receivers, cameras, cash registers and credit card readers, cellphones and accessories, chargers, circuit boards, computer servers, computers and computer parts, copiers/printers/scanners/fax machines/typewriters, DVD/VHS players, external drives, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, ink and toner cartridges, laptops/tablets/ereaders, mice and keyboards, microwaves, monitors of all types, mp3/iPods/etc., networking equipment, modems, switches, routers, hubs, phones and telecom equipment, projectors, rechargeable batteries: lithium ion, Ni-Cd, lead acid, Ni-Mh, steroes/radios/speakers, television of all types, uninterrupted power supplies, video game consoles, wire, cables and Christmas lights.

Not accepted items include loose alkaline batteries (accepted while contained in electronic devices), liquid containing items, freon containing items (AC units, dehumidifiers), white goods (refrigerators, freezers), thermostats and light bulbs.

For questions not regarding registration, contact the La Salle County Environmental Services and Land Use office at 815-434-8666.

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