Nov. 14 Last Recycling Event of 2020: Electronics, Clothes, Books!

Nov. 14 Last Recycling Event of 2020: Electronics, Clothes, Books!

Kane County’s last recycling event of the year is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 — so gather up your electronics, clothing and books for a final purge before the holidays.

  • Where: 540 S. Randall Road, St. Charles, IL 60174
  • When: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 14
  • Accepting: Electronics, Clothing and Textiles, books (any size, age or condition).

Rules of Use

Please click, review and follow these rules in the name of health and safety.

In order to assure the health and safety of all, residents shall follow the below required guidelines. Workers may refuse service if resident fails to comply with the below rules.

  • Materials to be recycled must be in the hatchback area or trunk of the vehicle. Items placed in passenger seats or back seats will not be accepted.
  • Residents will remain in the vehicle with windows up and our workers will unload for you.
  • Residents will unlock/open the trunk from inside the vehicle to allow worker to unload.
  • Residents must wear a mask. If you have to communicate with event workers or make an onsite payment, you must have your mask on.
  • Clothes and textiles must be clean and neatly bagged, with the bags tied securely closed.
  • All small loose electronics, cables, cords, remotes, etc. must be bagged and tied closed.
  • Please be patient with event staff and volunteers, as the line will be moving a bit slower than normal in order to assure an appropriate spacing between workers.
  • If residents are not comfortable allowing our workers to unload their recyclable materials from their car (the truck or hatch back area) then please do not attend events or utilize drop-offs.
  • Residents under quarantine or isolation protocol are not allowed to attend the event. If you have had COVID-19 in your household, you must be symptom free for at least two weeks before delivering your electronics or clothes to a recycling drop-off or event.
  • In addition, do not attend the event if you are experiencing the following symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath/ difficulty breathing, sore throat, headache, rigors, myalgia, loss of taste, loss of smell, or have been exposed to someone that has tested positive for COVID-19.


  • TVs and Monitors ($25-35). Pay online and bring printed receipt or pay at the event with card or exact cash.
  • All other items except TVs and monitors are free to drop off.

Kane County Recycling Centers

Kane County’s Recycling Centers are open on weekdays for dropping off electronics and clothing to be recycled. 

Central Location

Northern Location

Look For the 2021 Schedule!

A schedule of events for 2021 will be published online before the start of event season (April 2021).

Please check the Kane County Recycles webpage for information

SOURCE: Kane County Recycles news release