CHICAGO – Next week, State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Rosemont) is hosting a Community Shred, Electronics Recycling, & Prescription Drug Drop Off Event. With Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Kimberly du Buclet and Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, they are hosting a free shred truck, electronics recycling, and a prescription drug drop off event on Saturday, September 17th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Salvation Army Norridge Citadel Community Center (8354 W Foster Ave.).
“I am delighted to host this three-tiered community event in Norridge for 20th District constituents with Commissioner du Buclet and Sheriff Dart,” said Rep. Stephens. “This provides an opportunity to dispose of sensitive documents, unused or expired medications, and electronics in a safe, one-stop place. I look forward to hosting this event to provide these needed services for our communities.”
This will be a drive-thru outdoor event. Drivers should follow the marked lanes when entering and exiting the parking lot. Free document shredding will be available with a limit of 2 grocery bags per car. This is residential only and will be available until the truck is full.
Electronic items that are accepted are all types of cables, cell phones, telephone devices, computers, laptops, hardware, motherboards, holiday lights, monitors, calculators, printers, fax machines, game systems, stereos, televisions (LIMIT ONE PER HOUSEHOLD), toasters, blenders, toner cartridges, UPS batteries, and car batteries. If an item is not included in this list, constituents are asked to please not bring it.
Accepted medications include prescription medications, prescription ointments and patches, pet medications, and vitamins. Restricted items for the prescription drug drop off include sharps, illegal drugs, and liquid medications.
Constituents can call (773) 444-0611 with any questions about this event.