Selected Community Events
Metals & Electronics Drive
8750 N. 2nd Street, Machesney Park, in the south lot of Machesney Town Center (formerly Machesney Park Mall).
Drop off of metal or electronic items for recycling, organized by Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful. Bring old appliances, laptops, dehumidifiers, irons, pots and pans, printers, hair dryers, cell phones, water heaters, holiday lights, rusted barbeque grills and other household and office cast-offs. No televisions. Most items free but $10 fee for decanting Freon from refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, and $10 for disposal of each grill-type propane tank.
Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful, 815-637-1343, www.knib.org