Champaign County Residential Electronics Collection, Saturday, August 4

Champaign County will offer a residential electronics collection event from 8 a.m to noon on Saturday, August 4, 2012. The drop off location is the News-Gazette Distribution Center at 3202 Apollo Drive in Champaign, IL. Click here to view a map of the location, a list of acceptable electronic items being collected, and information on what becomes of the devices that you bring in for recycling.

Champaign County hosts approximately four of these events a year. If you are unable to go to the event this Saturday, another event will be held at the same location, 8 a.m. to noon on October 13, 2012.

Between collection events, check ISTC’s Sustainable Electronics Initiative (SEI) fact sheet on take back and donation programs for a variety of options on what to do with your unwanted gadgets. You can also always check Earth911.com to find recycling locations near you for a wide variety of items by entering your Zip code.

If you have any questions regarding the county collection events, call 217-328-3313.

About Joy Scrogum

Joy is an Emerging Technologies Resource Specialist at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has worked on developing and maintaining online resources for the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable since 2001. Joy is currently the Education Coordinator for the Sustainable Electronics Initiative and project director for the International Sustainable Electronics Competition. She has worked on Greening Schools, the Governor's Sustainability Awards, and various aspects of outreach and communications for ISTC.
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2 Responses to Champaign County Residential Electronics Collection, Saturday, August 4

  1. Ibu Shaikh says:

    Amazing work conducted by Champaign County. Thanks Joy for creating such a wonderful event

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