Illinois law prohibits landfill disposal of electronic devices, including televisions and computers, and some companies charge as much as $20 to dispose of them for residents.
EAST ALTON — CJD E-Cycling will conduct an electronics recycling drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at 513 E. St. Louis Ave.
In addition to TVs, items accepted include anything metal such as PC towers, cable boxes, cellphones, wireless modems, servers, audio and video equipment, holiday lights, home electronics, telecommunications and anything with a cord like LED/LCD flat-screen TVs and monitors, CRT, projection and plasma TVs, phones, printers, videogame consoles and computer monitors (with no tower). Televisions and computer monitors (with no tower) will be accepted with a minimal charge of $5 to $35, based on size.
Collection centers are open year round in East Alton and Edwardsville.
• 513 East St. Louis Ave., East Alton
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday
• 5257 Illinois 157, Edwardsville
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday