NewTech accepts flat screen TVs & monitors, cell Phones, computers, laptops, printers, CPUs, small kitchen appliances, & more. Visit newtechrecycling.com for a full list of recyclable items. Please note that NewTech charges a $20 recycling fee for old tube TV’s and CRT monitors.
Prescription Drug Take-Back
The Cook County Sheriff’s Office will be on-site to collect expired or unwanted prescription drugs. They will NOT accept needles or liquid medication.
Bridge to Success
Donate your gently used workplace appropriate clothing for interview preparation for disadvantaged job candidates. For more information visit .
Working Bikes is a not-for-profit bike shop that fixes up old cycles for sale or to be donated to global communities. For more information visit.
Cradles to Crayons
Donate a wide range of new and gently-used goods that are appropriate for use by children ages newborn to 12.
For more information please visit.
The Wicker Park-Bucktown Community is holding a series of community document shredding and electronics recycling events.
When: The second Saturday of every other month, 10am-noon. Arrive early the truck has been known to fill up and they will turn people away.
When: March 11th, May 13th, July 8th, September 9th, and November 11th
Where: A.N. Pritzker School Parking Lot, 2020 Evergreen Ave Map
NO INFO FOR THE FOLLOWING EVENTS IN 2017 Available at this time
Free Shredding and Electronic Recycling event
Bring your personal documents, up to 25 pounds, and obsolete electronic equipment to Liberty Bank on Foster Avenue to be disposed of properly. Tell your friends, family and neighbors about this great opportunity to recycle PCs/laptops, telephones, printer, VCR, DVD, video games, data storage devices, modems, tapes & disk drives. Hard drives and other equipment that contains sensitive data will be securely wiped clean according to Department of Defense standards.
- Paper documents
- Unwanted electronics, including televisions
- Expired prescription medications
Where: Liberty Bank, Foster Office, 7111 W. Foster Ave., Chicago IL, 60656. 773.489.4458..
Other 2016 shredding events are:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 United Center. More info here.
Consumers can shred up to 10 boxes of documents….FREE!
And this year we are offering free electronics recycling, including:
- TVs and Computer Monitors
- Data Storage Devices
- Fax and Copy Machines
- Cell Phones
- VCRs/DVD Players/Video Game Consoles