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Electronics Recycling
State law requires recycling of the following electronics: televisions, monitors, printers, computers, electronic keyboards, facsimile machines, videocassette recorders, portable digital music players, digital video disc players, video game consoles, small scale servers, scanners, electronic mice, digital converter boxes, cable receivers, satellite receivers and digital video disc recorders. 

The items above will not be picked up curbside with our bulky waste collection.

Electronic Recycling Hours
Regular Hours (Labor Day - Memorial Day)
  • Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • 1st Saturday of each month, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Summer Hours (Memorial Day - Labor Day)
  • Monday - Friday, 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • 1st Saturday of each month, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
Normal Public Works Facility - 1st entrance after the building, follow yellow signs
1301 Warriner Street
Normal, IL 61761

Other sites in the Bloomington-Normal area offer electronics recycling, which may result in reuse of workable items or cash/store credit for limited items. Additional information is available at the Ecology Action Center website.

Accepted Items
  • All types of radios
  • Blenders
  • Cameras
  • Cash registers
  • Computers
  • Copiers
  • Curling irons
  • Fax machines
  • Hair dryers
  • Laptops
  • Microwaves
  • Monitors
  • Peripherals
  • Phone systems
  • Printers
  • Televisions
  • Toaster ovens
  • Scanners
  • Small appliances
  • VCRs

The following items are also accepted:
  • All forms of electronic media and their cases (diskettes, zip disks, CDs, CD-Rs, CD-RWs, DVDs, game cartridges, DAT, DLT, Beta or Digibeta and virtually all other type of computer tapes)- not audio or video tapes
  • All forms of printer cartridges, including both inkjet and toner
  • All types of cell phones, pagers, PDAs and their chargers, cables and headset accessories. Please note that cell phones and chargers can be dropped off at the Police department for re-use by victims of domestic violence.
  • All small computer accessories, such as MP3 players, iPods, digital cameras, hand-held scanners, hand-held games and other connected devices

Non-Accepted Items
  • Large appliances
  • Light bulbs
  • Items containing liquids
  • Batteries (AA, AAA, D, C & lithium)
  • VHS Cassette Tapes
  • Items containing Freon (air conditioners, dehumidifiers, mini refrigerators)
  • Audio Tapes
  • Medical Equipment
  • Gas Cylinders