Note: Please do not put your garbage cans or recycling bins in the street. They interfere with the street sweeper, snow plows and regular traffic.
Electronic Recycling at Orland Township
Orland Township and eWorks Electronics Services Inc. offer electronic recycling from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at the Orland Township Highway Department, 16125 Wolf Road, Orland Park.
The Illinois Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act banned all electronics from going into landfills, as these products contain hazardous material. This means that if you place electronic items with your garbage for pickup, they will not be collected by your refuse hauler. These items include:
- Computers (including tablets), monitors, printers and keyboards
- TVs, VCRs, DVRs and digital video disc players
- Computer mice, small-scale servers and scanners
- Fax machines
- Portable digital music players (iPods, MP3 players)
- Digital converter boxes, cable receivers and satellite receivers
- Game consoles (Playstation, Xbox, etc.)
Recycling Center Closed
The Village has closed the recycling drop-off center located at the Public Works building, 7980 W. 183rd St., Tinley Park.
For more information on the e-waste law and a complete list of registered recyclers, collectors and refurbishers, visit the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency or call (217) 524-6713.