Are you looking to recycle or donate an old device?
If you have older electronics in your office that are taking up space, you should consider recycling or donating it. There are plenty of local resources and recycling centers around Illinois that can help.
A word of warning. If you are deciding to recycle or donate an old device, wipe the device’s memory beforehand. Do not compromise data on you, your business, or your clients. You can also ask the company or organization if they are willing to do it for you. If you need a copy of the data on a separate hard drive, ask if they can do that as well.
Office Electronics Recycling
Whether it be an old laptop, PC, printer or phone, there are great resources to help find out what to with old electronics.
- The Environmental Protection Agency has a page on how to recycle old electronics, which they have broken down by brand. It is a great resource if you have got big box electronics you are looking to get rid of.
- Consumer Reports put together a great resource on how to recycle or even donate your old devices. Organizations like the World Computer Exchange or Dell Reconnect are fantastic resources too.
Recycling Resources by County
Most counties in Illinois have their own recycling centers. Some of them are seasonal or have specific drop off dates, so be aware. Below are your county’s recycling resources