Self-Service Electronics Recycling

Self Service Recycling Building

Recycle electronics per state law 

  • Televisions
  • Computer components (e.g., monitors, printers, keyboards, small scale servers, scanners, electronic mice, etc.)
  • Facsimile machines
  • Recorders (e.g., videocassette and digital video)
  • Receivers (e.g., cable and satellite)
  • Players (e.g. portable digital music, digital video disc)
  • Video game consoles
  • Digital converter boxes

The above items above will not be picked up curbside with our bulky waste collection.

Self-Service Electronic Recycling Hours for McLean County Residents

Bring help if you have electronics too heavy to handle alone, as there may not be anyone to help you unload.  The building is closed on Town of Normal Holidays. Do not dump electronics at the facility outside of posted hours.

Summer Hours (Memorial Day - Labor Day)

  • Monday - Friday, 6 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • 1st Saturday of each month, 8 a.m.-noon

Regular Hours (Labor Day - Memorial Day)
  • Monday - Friday, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • 1st Saturday of each month, 8 a.m.-noon


Electronics Recycling is after the main Public Works Facility, on the left.  Follow the yellow signs

1301 Warriner Street

Normal, IL 61761

Other sites in the Bloomington-Normal area offer electronics recycling, which may result in reuse of workable items or cash/store credit for limited items.  Additional information is available at the Ecology Action Center website.

Items not accepted from

  • Businesses
  • Residents outside of McLean County

Accepted Items

  • Cable Receivers
  • Computers
  • Digital Converter Boxes
  • DVD Players/Recorders
  • Computer keyboards/mice
  • Fax machines
  • Monitors
  • Portable Digital Music Players
  • Printers
  • Satellite Receivers
  • Scanners
  • Televisions (all)
  • VCRs
  • Video Game Consoles
Additional Items:
  • Cell Phones
  • Portable Digital Assistant (PDA)
  • Computer Cables
  • Zip Drives

Drop off cell phones and chargers at the Normal Police department for re-use by victims of domestic violence.

Non-Accepted Items

  • Air conditioners
  • Appliances (all sizes)
  • Audio tapes
  • Alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, D, C & lithium)
  • Can openers
  • Coffee makers
  • Curling irons
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Digital kitchen scales
  • Electric motors
  • Fire detectors
  • Gas cylinders
  • Hair dryers
  • Items containing liquids
  • Light bulbs (all kinds)
  • Medical equipment
  • Microwaves
  • Thermostats
  • Toaster ovens
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • DVD/CD/VHS/Cassette Media
  • Window fans
  • And other items that are not listed in the above acceptable items list