Electronics Disposal

The following items are prohibited for disposal in Illinois landfills and must be disposed of at an approved recycling center. 

  • Cable or satellite receiver
  • Computer
  • Computer monitor
  • Electronic keyboard
  • Electronic mouse
  • Digital converter box
  • DVD recorder or player
  • FAX machine
  • Portable digital music player
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Small-scale server
  • Television
  • Video game console
  • VCR recorder

Residential Self Serve Drop Off

The electronics mentioned above plus small appliances (no air conditioners or large appliances) are accepted free of charge. This is a self serve program meaning staff at the drop off facility cannot unload electronics. After 01/01/2013 bring items to Waste Management at 1360 S. Henderson Street., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. on Saturday.

Business Pick up

Schedule a pick up by calling the Tri-County Regional Collection facility at 309/331-4782. There is a fee for this service based on the weight of the electronics collected.

Galesburg residents drop off electronics for recycling at Waste Management.



1360 S Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401



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City of Galesburg, 55 W. Tompkins Street, Galesburg, IL 61402-1387, Phone: 309-343-4181