The City of Evanston will host its third annual recycling fair from 9 a.m. to noon on July 13 at Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave. (entry from Church or Lake Street).
Residents who attend the fair may sign up to receive a free, wheel-less compost bin, which will be delivered at a later date.
Those bringing items to recycle or shred should follow the posted signs and remain in their cars so staff can unload the items. Electronic recycling and document destruction are open to residents of all SWANCC communities, of which Evanston is one. Participants are asked not to line up before 8 a.m.
The following electronic materials will be accepted at the event: televisions computer monitors cell phones computers: PCs and laptops VHS and DVD players printers & scanners DVR/Cable boxes fax machines mp3 players and PDAs mice, keyboards and drives video game consoles Document Shredding and Recycling:Documents should be placed in a box or brown paper bag, and large metal clips and binders should be removed ahead of time. More details on this event are available at www.cityofevanston.org. Other Items: Additional items being collected this year: Clothing/Shoes for recyclingHousehold batteriesCar/SUV/light truck tires (2 tires per resident)Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) Ink cartridges Plastic grocery bags