County moves e-waste recycling collection on Saturday to new location

Editor’s note: This updates a story that ran earlier this week.

EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Planning and Development is moving its electronic waste collection event set for Saturday in Granite City to a new location in Edwardsville.

The event will be held at CJD E-Cycling at 5257 State Route 157, Edwardsville to avoid interfering with a protest planned at Granite City Hall.

Appointment holders should plan to arrive at CJD at their scheduled appointment time with their confirmation email or photo ID. If you are unable to attend at the new location and need to cancel your appointment, please email [email protected] or call (618) -296-6647 for assistance.

To make an appointment for future Madison County Electronic Waste Collections, please visit https://recycleresponsibly.as.me. Appointments are available for the following dates and locations:

Sept. 26, 2020 | 630 Berkshire Blvd. | East Alton

Oct. 10, 2020 | 407 Edwardsville Road | Troy

Accepted items include anything with a cord, home electronics and televisions, computers and monitors, small appliances, air conditioners, washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, furnaces, lawn equipment. All items, including older-model CRT televisions, are free of charge for residents to recycle during the drive.

Items not accepted include business and contractor waste, paint, hazardous waste, batteries, oils, fire extinguishers, propane tanks, oxygen tanks, DVDs, VHSs, CDs, or cassette tapes, transformers or ballasts, and devices containing mercury including smoke detectors.

These collections are part of Madison County Planning and Development’s regular programming to provide residents with comprehensive waste-disposal and recycling service.

Madison County will continue to monitor the latest developments surrounding COVID-19 and may cancel or postpone events as deemed necessary. If this occurs, appointment holders will receive an email notification. Please visit www.madisoncountyplanning.com for relevant updates.

“We make sure to hold these events throughout the county so that residents have an opportunity to dispose of items closer to where they live,” Chairman Kurt Prenzler said.

Leave a Comment