Digital Access

Digital Access
Access saukvalley.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! News you use every day! Daily, Daily including the e-Edition or e-Edition only.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more. Text alerts are a free service from SaukValley.com, but text rates may apply.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Sign up for free e-newsletters today.
Community

Electronics to be recycled

Lee, Ogle counties combine for 7-hour event Saturday

DIXON – Lee and Ogle County Solid Waste Management and Secure Recycling Services will have a residential electronics recycling event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Collection will be at the northeast parking lot of Raynor Garage, 894 Shop Road. Those attending should enter at East River Road (state Route 2) and Shop Road by the Dixon Moose Lodge.

Items being accepted at the collection include answering machines, calculators, cameras, cellphones, CD-ROM drives, computers, cables, cable receivers, copy machines, credit card machines, digital converter boxes, digital music players, CDs and DVDs, fax machines, floppy disk drives, keyboards, laptops, modems, monitors, mice (electronic), pagers, phone systems, printers, postage machines, power tools, projection TVs, projectors, scanners, servers, shredders, software, stereo equipment, tablets, iPads, tape drivers, tape recorders, telephones, typewriters, TVs, VCRs, DVD players, video/audio tapes, video cameras, video game players, and satellite receivers.

A $10 fee will be charged for microwave ovens, but all other residential items listed above will be taken at no cost to consumers. Televisions with broken or exposed tubes will not be accepted.

Other items to be recycled Saturday are aluminum cans, electric motors, electric wire, prescription bottles, and rechargeable batteries (no alkaline). Medications and labels must be removed from prescription bottles.

Call 815-288-1602 for more information.

Loading more