Electronics Recycling
Residents have the opportunity to recycle electronic items which are banned from landfills. Under this Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) Residential E-Waste Program, residents have options for safely recycling your old residential computers, monitors, laptops, televisions, and printers. Residents who wish to recycle their electronics may call Flood Brothers, 630-261-0400, to schedule a pick-up.  Flood Brothers charges a $25 fee for electronic pickup.  

Please refer to the Kane County website for additional electronics recycling opportunities:
Household Hazardous Waste Home Collection Program Through Kane County Recycles
Kane County is offering home collection of household hazardous waste for residents in eligible areas. Click here to view accepted and non accepted materials. 
To book service, residents may call 1-866-466-5060 or request a pick-up via this web form.
For more information about this program, visit Kane County’s website.

Latex and Oil-Based Paint
Latex paint is water-based and has a very low level of toxicity. Disposing of it as hazardous waste is unnecessary and very expensive, so most facilities do not accept it. Therefore, the Illinois EPA and Kane County encourage people with unwanted latex paint to use other options. Oil based paint and stain are to be treated and disposed of as Household Hazardous Waste. To learn more about disposal and recycling of paint, please click here.

Christmas Tree Collection
Holiday greenery must have all tinsel, ornaments, lights and nails removed before being placed out at the curb for pick-up and cannot be placed in plastic bags. Holiday greenery collection is FREE the first two weeks in January.

The burning of leaves and other landscape materials is only allowed on the second and fourth Saturdays during the months of October, November, and April and the second and fourth Sundays during the months of October, November and April. Open burning under this section shall be allowed between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. October and November. Burning waste during other months could result in a complaint being filed. Small campfires, however, are allowed year-round.

For information on document shredding, please visit the East Dundee Shredding Event or Kane County Recycles Confidential Document Destruction.