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Electronics Collection: Register to Attend!
October 20, 2018
Collection of Residential Electronics:
Consumer electronic items may be dropped off for recycling by residents who register for a confirmed appointment and pre-pay $10.00 for each TV/monitor to be collected. Except for TVs/monitors, other accepted items may be dropped off free of charge by those with a confirmed appointment.
Registration is required for attendance. Click here to go to the registration site.
This small-scale collection is by appointment at the Macon County Environmental Management Recycling Center at 1750 N. 21st St., Decatur. The Recycling Center is located south of Garfield Ave. and north of Division St. on the east side of 21st St. at the north end of the building with burgundy awnings.
Up to 10 residential electronic items will be accepted per confirmed registrant, including:
- Televisions & monitors without broken glass (Limit of 3 with pre-payment of $10 each, submitted at time of registration)
- Computers, laptops, printers & peripherals
- Control boxes, receivers, consoles & controls for games, satellite & cable TV boxes, media players & recorders, etc.
- Phones, tablets & accessories
- Cables & rechargeable batteries
Staff will be available to help unload but those bringing large TVs are encouraged to bring extra help for unloading. In order to expedite unloading during the event, items to be dropped-off should be placed loose in the vehicle without packaging, boxes or containers.
Questions may be directed to the Macon County Environmental Management Department by calling 217-425-4505.
Click here to see everyday options for recycling electronics, except for TVs and CRT monitors, at local retailers.
Click here to see Frequently Asked Questions about Electronics Collections.