Get Rid of That Old Television or Computer


Free Household Electronics Collection

The DeKalb County Health Department will be hosting a free household electronics collection. Bring that old radio, television set or computer equipment and so much more to the DeKalb Airport on Saturday June 2, 2018 from 9:00a.m. until 12:00p.m.

The DeKalb Airport is located at 3232 Pleasant Street in DeKalb. Residents will
enter on Pleasant Street from Peace Road and will be directed to the entrance of the event. To avoid long lines, residents of Sycamore, Genoa and Kirkland to use the “At Your Door Program” provided by Waste Management (1-800-449-7587).

Volunteers will be onsite to assist with traffic flow, and to help remove items from your vehicle. Most electronic items are acceptable, however items not accepted include smoke detectors, air conditioners, large appliances (stove, washing machine, and dryer), refrigerators, wooden speakers, alkaline batteries, car/marine batteries, and hazardous waste such as paint. Look for other dates for those items.

If you have questions, please contact Lacey Carlson, Solid Waste Associate, at 815-748-2408 or email For more information about programs specific to the Health Department, please call the 815-758-6673 or visit our website


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