Menu
RSS
A+ A A-

eNews Park Forest Local Recycling Locations Resource

  • Written by Rosemary Piser

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– This resource tool is provided for informational purposes only. Please send additional resource information to: RJPISERLPH@aol.com.

Vendors reserve the right to change recycling terms and conditions at any time. Prior to using any recycling service, it is recommended that you verify the information with the specific vendor.

This information is updated regularly.

Click here to download a PDF copy of this information.

VENDOR
ITEMS ACCEPTED
FEES
COMMENTS

Best Buy
4707 Lincoln Mall Dr.
Matteson, IL 60443

708-481-9765

  • Televisions
  • Computers
  • Computer-related equipment

$10.00/item

One item accepted per week.

Fees are returned in the form of a Best Buy gift card.

No fee charged if computer has no screen.

Home Depot
20808 Cicero Ave.
Matteson, IL. 60443

708-481-1551

  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs

No

Place expired or unbroken CFLs in a plastic bag and deposit in the bright orange collection unit located at the entrance to the store.

Find more ‘eco-options’ at www.homedepot.com/ecoptions

Intercon Solutions
1001-59 Washington Ave.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Contact: Frank Cusimano
888-452-5642

  • Cell phones
  • Calculators
  • Portable (CD, Tape, MP3)
  • CD Players
  • Radios
  • Computer Towers
  • Video Game Systems
  • VCR’s, DVD Players
  • Telephones
  • Microwaves
  • Monitors
  • Terminals
  • Televisions

Fees vary based on item.

Home pick-up service available for a small fee.

Provides complete recycling with absolutely no reselling, remarketing, landfilling, or incineration.

Certificates of recycling/destruction provided to avoid any liability.

Recovery of raw materials done locally.

See website for additional information or current recycling fees: www.interconsolutions.com

VENDOR
ITEMS ACCEPTED
FEES
COMMENTS

Lion’s Club
P.O. Box 755
Park Forest, IL 60466

708-748-7120

  • Used Eyeglasses
  • Hearing aids
  • Cell Phones

No

Place items in the Lion’s Club kiosk in the lobby of Park Forest Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive.

Office Max
170 Town Center Rd.
Matteson, IL 60443

708-481-6080

  • Empty ink cartridges
  • Empty toner cartridges
  • Paper shredding service

No

Receive $3 in MaxPerks Bonus Rewards for each recycled cartridge.

Ten (10) empty cartridges can be recycled per week.

Office Max carries a line of ‘green’ office supplies and Energy Star equipment.

See website for additional information or to enroll in MaxPerks program: www.officemax.com

Park Forest Rotary Club
P.O. Box 73
Park Forest, IL 60466

Contact: Denyse Carreras 708-283-5603

  • Cell phones
  • Cell phone accessories

No

Place items in collection box located in the lobby of Park Forest Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive.

Donated cell phones and accessories are recycled to benefit the families and programs of the South Suburban Family Shelter.

VENDOR
ITEMS ACCEPTED
FEES
COMMENTS

Sam’s Club
21430 S. Cicero
Matteson, IL 60443

708-741-7979

  • LCD monitors
  • Digital Cameras
  • PC desktops
  • Laptops
  • Gaming Systems
  • MP3 Players
  • Camcorders
  • Printers

No

Once item is received and on-line information verified, a Sam’s Club gift card will be sent.

On-line calculating tool available to estimate recycled value of item.

The Shack (formerly
RadioShack)
4846 W. 211th St.
Matteson, IL 60443

708-481-6170

  • MP3 players
  • Cell phones
  • Cameras
  • Camcorders
  • GPS Receivers
  • Gaming Media
  • Gaming Consoles
  • HDTVs (online only)
  • Car Audio (online only)
  • Laptops (online only)
  • Batteries, including lithium and rechargeable

Fees vary based on item.

No charge for battery recycling.

Recycling fee converted into a Shack gift card.

Items can be returned to store.

Accept all types of used batteries including cell phone batteries and sealed lead batteries used in home alarm systems.

Pre-paid shipping label and shipping materials provided for on-line recycling.

See website for additional information: www.radioshack.com

Walgreens
15 S. Orchard
Park Forest, IL 60466
708-481-7878

  • Empty ink cartridges
  • Batteries (no lithium or rechargeable batteries)

No

Return items to the Camera Department.

This service is only provided by the Park Forest Walgreens as a service to the community.

Park Forest Clubs and Organizations

Please Note: eNews Park Forest, Inc. is an independent media company and is not affiliated with the Village of Park Forest in any way.

Historical Society
Park Forest Historical Society

Health Department

Nurses Plus

Freedom Hall

Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theater

Tall Grass

Tall Grass Arts Association

Kiwanis

Kiwanis of Park Forest

Nurses Club

Park Forest Nurses Club

Baseball

Park Forest Baseball