You are here: Home Electronics Donation

Electronics Donation

Assistive Technology Exchange Network (E-cycling Central)
7550 W 183rd St, Tinley Park
(708) 444-8460, x231
A program of the United Cerebral Palsy Association. Refurbishes working and non-working computers and electronics
(computers, monitors, peripherals, cell phones) for individuals with disabilities. Call for drop-off sites and collection events.

Avenues to Independence (Recycling Avenue)
444 Mercantile Court, Wheeling
(847) 541-5250, x115
Provides support and job opportunities for the physically challenged. Accepts inkjet cartridges and ink toners. Also accepts
a variety of electronics including, but not limited to, cell and house phones, laptops, MP3 players, cameras, GPS devices,
graphic calculators, Apple products, game consoles, rechargeable batteries and radar detectors. See link for locations and
information about starting a recycling campaign to benefit Avenues.

eWorks Electronics Services, Inc.
1201 Estes St, Elk Grove Village
(855) 213-8348
Provides green-tech jobs for people with developmental disabilities. This unique program offers companies an opportunity
to benefit the disabled and responsibly recycle end-of-life assets simultaneously. The mission is to teach, support and
advocate for individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities to make life choices, exercise independence
and develop responsibility. Call or visit website for services provided, materials accepted and to schedule pickups.

Free Geek Chicago, Inc.
3411 W Diversey, Chicago
(773) 342-6205
Not-for-profit organization recycles used computers and parts to provide computers, education and job skills training. They
accept computers, tablets, keyboards, cell phones, and other items which are rebuilt. What cannot be used is
environmentally recycled. See website for hours of operation, items accepted and applicable charges.

Goodwill Industries
1551 N Dryden Ave, Arlington Heights
(847) 670-7311
Drop-off only; no pickup service is available. Accepts computer equipment and peripherals (including monitors), TVs
(working and non-working, no consoles). Also accepts small appliances, bicycles, toys, musical instruments, clothing,
furniture in good condition, home d├ęcor, books and movies (DVD and VHS). No mattresses or box springs.
Not all Goodwill stores accept TVs. Please call before dropping off items to ascertain what items are being accepted.

National Cristina Foundation
(203) 863-9100
Supports training for people with special needs.
Accepts computers, peripherals and software from corporations and individuals. Donors choose non-profit for donation of
equipment. See website for donation process.

Salvation Army
250 W Rand Rd, Arlington Heights
6715 W Dempster, Morton Grove
4335 Oakton, Skokie
Accepts working computers and flat screen monitors (must be complete units and less than 5 years old). Also accepts
appliances in good working condition, bicycles, clothing, household goods, tools, musical instruments (no pianos or
organs), books, working television sets (flat screens only), and furniture in good condition (no rips, stains or pet hair). Not
all stores accept all items (e.g., TVs). Call (773) 477-1300 for questions about acceptable donations or to schedule bulk

World Computer Exchange
WCE is a global educational and environmental nonprofit organization looking for donations of working Pentium 4 or newer
computers and related peripherals. Computers are sent to developing countries for use in classrooms, libraries and youth
centers. See website for donation information.

Zealous Good
Connects people with items to donate with local charities that need them. Fill out form describing type of donation online.
Zealous Good emails donor about which charities need those items and provides dropoff information or pickup scheduling
directly with the charity.

Updated 10-27-17

Join Our Informative Elists

SWANCC offers several options to be informed of upcoming collection events and information for educators, organizations and businesses.

Sign up today

Contact SWANCC

Contact SWANCC with your recycling and
waste reduction questions.

Transfer Station

3 Providence Way, DesPlaines

M-F | 6 am - 4 pm
Sat | 6 am - 12 pm

You are here: Home Electronics Donation