Township of Worth plans huge recycling event


ALSIP, IL – If you have papers to shred, an old TV to throw away, or unused or expired prescription drugs to dispose of, take them to the Worth Township Center, 11601 S. Pulaski Road. The township will collect recyclable materials from residents from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 28 or until the truck is full.

Destroy those pre-approved credit card applications or other personal documents that can put you at risk for identity theft. Each vehicle is limited to two boxes.

The recycling event also accepts televisions (one per household) and other electronic devices, including cable (all types), calculators, cell phones, computer equipment, laptops, desktops, fax machines , printers, portable devices, hard drives, motherboards and USB sticks. .

Everything is done on a first come, first served basis, or until the safe is full. COVID-19 protocol will be followed, face masks and social distancing required. For more information, call 708-371-2900.

This event is presented to residents by many elected officials: Worth Township Joan Murphy, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, Sen. Bill Cunningham, Rep. Fran Hurley, Rep. Kelly Burke and MWRD Commission Mariyana Spyropoulos.

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