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Electronics recycling events hitting both Peoria and Bloomington-Normal this weekend

August 4, 2011

As announced earlier this week on this web site, Advanced Technology Recycling is hosting an electronics recycling event at Sam’s Club on Saturday.

Another recycling event will also be held on Saturday in Bloomington-Normal.  Here are the details from the press release:

Go Green! Free Community Electronics Recycling

BLOOMINGTON, IL- Eastland Mall is teaming up with 5R Processors, Ltd. of Ladysmith, WI to help Bloomington and the surrounding communities properly dispose of their household electronics equipment. 5R will be set up in the Eastland Mall parking lot between Sears and Macy’s on Saturday, August 6th from 10:00am to 2:00pm where they will be accepting any old or obsolete electronics equipment. Additionally, 5R will be providing Department of Defense approved hard drive cleansing for only $10. The event is open to the public and 5R is accepting residential equipment only.

5R will be accepting most consumer electronics and home office equipment including: computers, monitors, laptops, printers, televisions, cell phones, microwaves, white goods and more. Freon containing units such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners and dehumidifiers are not being accepted. For more information and a complete list of acceptable items visit the 5R Events page at

Businesses in need of asset recovery, end-of-life processing or disposal of electronics equipment should contact Dana Floberg at (715) 322-4347 for a complete list of business related services.



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