Spring cleaning? Take advantage of O’Fallon’s free Electronics & Appliance Recycling Event on Saturday, April 9, from 8 a.m. to noon to recycle outdated or broken electronics and appliances.
The drop-off is free except for certain televisions (see the fee chart below) and open to everyone including schools, churches and businesses.
To participate, bring your items to the T.R. Hughes Ballpark west-side parking lot, located at the corner of Tom Ginnever Ave. and T.R. Hughes Blvd., O’Fallon, Missouri 63366.
Recycle almost any item with an electrical cord or that takes a battery, such as household appliances, water heaters, furnaces, air conditioners, microwaves, kitchen appliances, computers, computer monitors (including CRTs), printers, keyboards, laptops, hard drives, scanners, DVDs, cell phones, pagers, fax machines, answering machines, radios, stereos, speakers, VCRs, power tools, lawn and garden equipment (all yard equipment must have gas and oil removed).
LED/LCD TVs can be dropped off, free. However, a fee will be charged for each cathode ray tube (CRT) television set:
- $20 per 26-inch or less CRT TV
- $40 per 27-inch or larger CRT TV
- $50 per wooden console or true big screen/projection TV
Please do NOT bring: smoke detectors, glass lamps, light bulbs, VHS tapes or alkaline batteries. For more information and future dates for the bi-monthly event, visit www.ofallon.mo.us/electronics-recycling or call Environmental Services at 636-272-0477. Additional 2016 dates for the bi-monthly event are June 18, August 13, October 8 and December 3.