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E-waste, white goods collection set for Feb. 2

Published: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 6:57 a.m. CDT

Grundy County Environmental and Resource Conservation Office (ERCO) will host an e-waste and white good collection event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the Environtech Landfill, 1800 North Ashley Road, Morris.

Volunteers will be on hand to assist all of the residents with transferring all electronics from the resident’s vehicles. A Dumpster will be on site for the unloading of white goods.

In 2012, Grundy County was able to collect 185,995 pounds — or almost 93 tons — of electronics This is a great accomplishment in e-waste diversion. The first 100 residents at the Feb. 2 event will receive a free plastic fitness water bottle and energy wheel for attending.

If there are any questions, please call the ERCO office at (815) 941-3229 or (815) 941-3412 or email at or

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