Battery Recycling Program
Keep Those Batteries Coming!
To date, more than 20,000 pounds of batteries have been collected from the citizens of Elgin Township who have shown their interest in protecting the soil, groundwater and surface water of this area.
The Township continues to receive batteries at these locations:
Pingree Grove Fire Station- Plank Road (just off Rt. 20)
Big Timber Fire Station- Big Timber Road west of Rt. 31
South Elgin Fire District Station- Hopps & Steven Roads
Elgin Township Highway Garage- 725 S. McLean Blvd.
Batteries appropriate for recycling include the following:
- Dry Cell AA
- Hearing Aid Batteries
- Computer Batteries
Wanted: batteries from radios, flashlights, toys, kitchen appliances, power tools, hearing aids, watches, cameras, calculators, computers, pacemakers, camcorders, cell phones.
Not wanted: wet cell batteries (cars, boats, motorcycles).
Habitat for Humanity
800 N. State St.
Elgin, IL 60123
NOW ACCEPTING FOR ELECTRONIC RECYCLING
Monitors, Laptops, TV’s, Printers, Computers, Printers/Faxes/Scanners, DVD/Stereos/VCR’s, Video Game Consoles, Peripherals- Mice/Keyboards, PDA/Cell Phones, All computer parts, MP3/IPods/etc, Phones, UPS Batteries, Copiers, Typewriters, Cash Registers, Networking Equipment, Satellite Dishes and Cable Boxes
Vacuum cleaner (w/o bag), Carpet sweepers, Blenders (w/o glass), Mixers, Coffee makers, Bread makers, Fryers, Irons, Food sealing equipment, Electric knives, Shaving equipment, Hair cutters, Hair dryers, Electronic Tooth brushes, VHS Tapes, Holiday Lights, Massagers, Clocks, Heaters, Fans, Radios, Cameras, Remotes, Toaster Ovens, Microwaves, Metal tools (drills, screwdrivers, small saws, sanders, etc)
*ALL BATTERIES MUST BE REMOVED FROM ALL ITEMS INCLUDING CORDLESS/RECHARGEABLE PRODUCTS, REMOTES, ETC.