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Free recycling and document shredding event set

Published: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 4:44 p.m. CST

ST. CHARLES – Kane County will host a free residential recycling and document shredding event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 14, at 540 S. Randall Road, St. Charles.

Items being collected for reuse or recycling include electronics, books, bikes and bike parts, sewing machines, mobility devices, fluorescent lamps, clothes, linens, backpacks, stuffed animals, carpet and carpet padding, latex paint and more. Latex paint has a recycling fee. Oil paint, hazardous waste and Styrofoam will not be collected.

Participants are urged not to bring periodicals or other paper that does not need to be shredded and can go in a household recycling bin. Kane County continues to hold its Electronics and Book Recycling Collection events on the second Saturday of every month. For information, visit or contact Jennifer Jarland, Kane County's recycling program coordinator, at or 630-208-3841.

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