Reuse and recycling drop-off

The event will include electronics recycling and document shredding ONLY this year. 

The Reuse/Recycle Drop-off list describes in detail all items that will be collected at Skokie’s Spring Greening. Please note that oil-based paints, solvents, cleaning products or pesticides will not be accepted. Visit for information on household hazardous waste drop-off locations.

If you can't make it to Skokie's Spring Greening event, visit these year-round recycling locations.

Documents Destruction (Vendor to be announced)
Sensitive documents only (financial or medical records) will be shredded on-site at the time of drop-off. Limit of three (3) boxes per vehicle. No photos, plastics or business/institution documents. Remove clips and binders.

Electronic Waste (Vendor to be announced)
Includes all computers (from desktops to tablets), monitors, printers, mice, cables, keyboards, zip drives, scanners, fax machines, shredders, DVD and CD players, DVRs, MP3 players, PDAs, VHS recorders/players, video game consoles, TVs (NO wood), cable and satellite receivers, and cell phones. The following are NOT accepted: stereo equipment, digital cameras, camcorders, converter boxes, software, disks or VHS tapes, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, vacuum cleaners, microwaves, small appliances (i.e., toasters, blenders and mini-refrigerators), answering machines, land line telephones, typewriters, calculators, or power tools.

Residential-use electronics from SWANCC community residents* ONLY. Electronics from businesses or institutions cannot be accepted.

Electronic waste can only be accepted from SWANCC residents. This includes the following communities: Arlington Heights, Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Hoffman Estates, Inverness, Kenilworth, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Mount Prospect, Niles, Palatine, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Rolling Meadows, Skokie, South Barrington, Wheeling, Wilmette & Winnetka. Electronics from businesses or institutions cannot be accepted.

If no business or organization is listed above, those items will be collected and recycled by District 219, the Village of Skokie or the Skokie Park District.