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Madison County Recycling Collections

*Planning for 2020 Recycling Events is Currently Underway*

As part of the County's Sustainability Program, the Planning and Development Department periodically hosts free, one-day recycling collections for Madison County residents. These events provide an opportunity to recycle or properly dispose of waste that cannot be handled through curbside pick-up programs, including household hazardous waste and electronic waste. Please browse the sections below for information on upcoming events. 

Please note that while all of our events are free for Madison County residents, appointments are required. Please use the booking bar at the top of this page, or the direct registration links listed in the event sections below, to reserve your spot


Madison County E-Waste Collections

Madison County, in partnership with the Illinois EPA, hosts several electronics recycling collections annually at various locations throughout the county. Please find below a list of accepted and prohibited items. Please email for additional information regarding accepted and prohibited materials. 

Accepted Materials:

  • Anything with a cord
  • Home electronics and televisions
  • Computers and monitors
  • Small appliances
  • Air conditioners
  • Washers
  • Dryers
  • Dishwashers
  • Refrigerators
  • Furnaces
  • Lawn Equipment

Prohibited Materials:

  • Business and contractor waste
  • Paint
  • Hazardous waste
  • Batteries
  • Oils
  • Propane tanks
  • Oxygen tanks
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Devices containing mercury, including smoke detectors
  • DVDs, VHSs, CDs, or cassette tapes
  • Transformers or ballasts

2020 Electronic Waste Collection Schedule

Collinsville, IL

Saturday, August 8th 

Gateway Convention Center | Southwestern Lot
10 Gateway Drive
Collinsville, IL 62234
View the Event Flyer here
Make an appointment here.

Granite City, IL (Registration Full)

Saturday, June 6

2000 Edison Ave.
Granite City, IL 62040

Make an appointment here.
View the 
Event Flyer here.

Village of East Alton, IL

Saturday, September 26

630 Berkshire Blvd.
East Alton, IL 62024

Make an appointment here.
View the Event Flyer here.

Troy, IL

Saturday, October 10

407 Edwardsville Rd.
Troy, IL 62294

Make an appointment here.
View the Event Flyer here.

Madison County Household Hazardous Waste Collections
(Dates TDB)

Madison County hosts two Household Hazardous Waste collections each year at various locations throughout the county. Please find below a list of accepted and prohibited items. Please email for additional information regarding accepted and prohibited materials. 

Accepted Materials

  • Oil-based paints
  • Pesticides, herbicides, lawn fertilizers/chemicals
  • Cleaning solvents
  • Paint thinners
  • Hobby chemicals
  • Antifreeze, motor oil, old gasoline
  • Pool chemicals
  • Household batteries
  • Items containing mercury (i.e. thermostats, thermometers)
  • Medicines
  • Lead-acid batteries
  • Fluorescent lights.

Prohibited Materials:

  • Latex paint
  • Used tires
  • Ammunition
  • Agricultural wastes
  • Explosives
  • Fireworks
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke detectors
  • Farm machinery oil
  • Business or biohazard waste.


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