Working Bikes will be collecting bicycles, wheelchairs, crutches, and sewing machines at Benedictine University’s Sustainable Saturday.
The Village of Lisle, DuPage County, School and Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education (SCARCE), Creative Recycling Systems (CRS) and Benedictine University encourage area residents to bring their electronics and other waste items to “Sustainable Saturday in Lisle” from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 in the Rice Center parking lot. Items accepted include: computers and monitors, televisions; cell phones; bicycles; rechargeable batteries; sealed lead acid batteries; inkjet cartridges; worn American flags; eyeglasses; hearing aids; wheelchairs; records; musical instruments; old keys; printers and copy/fax machines; telephones; VCRs; and stereos and video games. Also acceptable are; scrap metal, including washers, dryers, stoves, swing sets, pots, pans, lawn furniture, garden tools, tomato cages and tools; propane and oxygen tanks; sewing machines; non-motorized wheelchairs; car, sump pump and boat batteries; and clothing, shoes, furniture and hard goods. No hazardous waste will be accepted. For a complete list of items that will be accepted, go to www.villageoflisle.org. For more information, contact the Village of Lisle at (630) 271-4100 or www.villageoflisle.org.