Recycling Event

earthTo celebrate Earth Day, the Village of Schaumburg Environmental Committee, School District 54 and Schaumburg Township District Library are co-hosting the Schaumburg Annual Recycling Event.  


Saturday, April 18, 2020, 9 am - 2 pm


Boomers Stadium

West Parking Lot

1999 S Springinsguth Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193


Community Wide (no business or institutional waste)


Document Destruction available until the truck reaches capacity. Docu-Shred will have a document destruction truck onsite. Residents can watch their documents as they are hoisted into the onboard shredder. All paper is recycled. Two Box Limit per Vehicle, No Exceptions. 

Schaumburg Residents may also attend an earlier Document Destruction Event on Saturday, April 11th 9 a.m. to noon at the Engineering & Public Works Facility 714 S. Plum Grove Rd.

Electronic items accepted by Elgin Recycling include televisions (charges apply), computers, printers, telephones, radios, small appliances such as microwaves, holiday light strands, extension cords, computer wiring etc. Visit:  for a complete list.
Cash or Credit Onsite

  • Tube TV/Monitor, and Flat Panel TVs: LCD, Plasma, LED less than 21" - $25
  • Tube TV/Monitor, and Flat Panel TVs: LCD, Plasma, LED 21" and above - $35
  • LCD Monitor Any Size - $15

New! Metal Recycling: All metal including Steel, Iron, Copper, Brass, and Aluminum will be accepted by Elgin RecyclingNot Accepting Tanks, Refrigerators or other Freon fill items.

Vegetable Oil: Vegetable Oil accepted by Green Grease Environmental needs to be free of lard, fat grease, and grit.

Automotive and Household  Batteries accepted by Interstate Batteries

  • Lead Acid Car or Truck
  • Sump Pump
  • Alkaline
  • Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
  • Nickel Cadmium (NiCd)
  • Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
  • Any rechargeable battery

Clothes, Textiles, Shoes and other household items accepted by Simple Recycling

Motor Oil & Antifreeze accepted by Illinois Recovery Group Inc.

Bicycles accepted by Working Bikes

Books accepted by S.C.A.R.C.E.

American Flags accepted by Ellsworth Meineke American Legion Post # 1983

Cell Phones accepted by TGA Wireless Recycling

Eye Glasses accepted by Lions Club

Fire Extinguishers

CFL Bulbs sponsored by Republic Services Inc.

Tube-type Fluorescent Bulbs

Not Allowed


Not Accepting paint, hazardous waste, white goods, gas cylinders, and Freon containing items such as air conditioners and dehumidifiers. No business or institutional waste or recycling materials will be accepted.