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Glendale Heights to host recycling depot

Published: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 3:44 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 3:53 p.m. CDT

GLENDALE HEIGHTS – Community members looking to kick-start their spring cleaning will get some help from the village of Glendale Heights Green Team at the group’s One-Stop Reuse and Recycling Depot on Saturday.

Participants may bring any unwanted, obsolete items.

The depot will take place from 8 a.m. to noon in the Glendale Heights Public Works parking lot, 1615 Glen Ellyn Road.

Items that will be accepted at the event include:

• Electronic equipment

• Household batteries

• Car, boat and sump pump batteries

• Broken holiday lights

• Medical equipment for reuse

• Cellphones for reuse

• Textiles

• Retired U.S. flags

• Prescription glasses

• Bikes

• Many more other miscellaneous items.

Document shredding also will be available from 10 a.m. to noon.

All items will either be reused or recycled in an envireonmentally friendly matter.

Items not accepted include hazardous waste, paint or compact fluorescent light bulbs.

For information about the depot, visit www.glendale heights.org/goes_green.

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