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Posted on: September 15, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Free Electronics Recycling Drive-Thru Set for September 26

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The City of Aurora is hosting a free Electronics Recycling Drive-Thru on Saturday, September 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the downtown Aurora lot adjacent to the casino at 201 N. River Street. 

All items are free to recycle, including televisions, but registration is required.

Due to the high demand for service:

  • The event is open to Aurora residents only. ID is required.
  •  All residents MUST register for a time slot here or by calling 630-256-4636. Space is limited per hour.
  •  Each vehicle is LIMITED TO TWO SCREENS - televisions or computer - but can have an UNLIMITED NUMBER OF OTHER ELECTRONICS.
  •  NO BUSINESSES will be allowed to drop off electronics. 
  •  Only approved household items and electronics will be accepted.


The following electronics WILL be accepted: cables, cable boxes, cameras, cash registers, cell phones, copiers, cords, DVD players, fax machines, keyboards, laptops, printers (and cartridges), projectors, radios, satellite dishes, stereos, typewriters, VCRs, video games;

The following household items WILL be accepted: blenders, bread makers, carpet sweepers, coffee makers, clocks, curling irons, electric knives, electric toothbrushes, fans, fryers, hair cutters, hairdryers, heaters, holiday lights, irons, landline phones, metal tools, mixers, remotes, shaving equipment, toaster ovens, and vacuum cleaners (without bags).


The following items WILL NOT be accepted: batteries of any type, large appliances (refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves, washers, dryers), air conditioners, ballasts, bare CRT tubes, capacitors, carbon monoxide detectors, dehumidifiers, light bulbs, liquids, microwaves, salvaged units, smoke detectors, VHS cassette tapes and medical equipment (any material that is considered or has come in contact with biohazard or radioactive material), and wood speakers. 

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