Electronic Recycling

Please recycle your electronics at SWALCO's nearest drop off location, listed below:  

Grant Township - Highway Dept.
26535 W. Molidor Rd.,Ingleside, IL 60041

Phone: 847-740-2233


Please refer to SWALCO's website for other locations that accept electronics and for other general information. 
As of  January 1, 2012 no person or business may throw out or cause the disposal of the depicted banned electronic devices in a solid waste container or an Illinois sanitary landfill.

When you purchase a new electronic device, many retailers will accept the old unit for recycling.
(SWALCO is the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County)

Electronics Recycling Available at ALT Landfills


Local Lake Zurich business ALT Landfills provides free electronics recycling for most items. They are located at 1156 Rose Road in the Lake Zurich Industrial Park. More information is available on their website.

Recycle your E-Waste

Items considered to be e-waste

  • Answering Machines
  • Blenders, Mixers, etc.
  • Cables
  • Calculators
  • Camcorders
  • Cameras
  • CD ROM Drives
  • CDs , DVDs, Disks
  • Cellular Phones
  • Coffee Makers (no glass)
  • Copy Machines
  • Credit Card Machines
  • Dryers
  • DVD Players
  • Electric Motors
  • Fax Machines
  • Humidifiers
  • Joy Sticks
  • Keyboards
  • Main Frames
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Modems
  • Monitors
  • Mouse
  • Pagers
  • Phone Systems
  • Plotters
  • Postage Machines
  • Power Tools
  • Printers
  • Projectors
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Scanners
  • Shredders
  • Software
  • Stereo Equipment
  • Tape Drives Adding Machines
  • Tape Recorders
  • Telephones
  • Terminals
  • TVs
  • Typewriters
  • VCRs
  • Video Game Players
  • Video/Audio Tapes