Earth Awareness Activities Coming to South Suburban College April 19th

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Sustainability Committee is pleased to announce its annual Earth Awareness Day Expo to be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Main Campus in South Holland. The expo is free of charge and open to the public.

The Cook County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a prescription drug take-back throughout the day in the Atrium and there will be an e-waste collection for used electronics and computers

E-waste Recycling • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • SSC Atrium

ACCEPTABLE ELECTRONICS – Computers, Cable Boxes, Cell Phones, Copiers, DVD Players, External Drives, Fax Machines, Keyboards, Laptops, Mice, Monitors, MP3 Players, PDAs, Printers, Radios, Remote Controls, Routers, Scanners, Servers, Stereos, Telephones, Typewrites, VCRs, Video Game Consoles.

ACCEPTABLE HOUSEHOLD ITEMS – Blenders (no glass), Bread Makers, Cameras, Carpet Sweepers, Clocks, Coffee Makers, Curling Irons, Electric Knives, Electric Toothbrushes, Fans, Flat Irons, Food Sealers, Fryers, Hair Cutters, Hair Dryers, Heaters, Irons, Holiday Lights, Massagers, Metal Tools (drills, screwdrivers, etc.), Mixers, Microwaves, Shavers, Toasters & Toasters Ovens, Vacuum Cleaners, VHS Tapes.

We Cannot Accept Clothing Washers, Clothing Dryers, Dishwashers, Refrigerators, Stoves or Televisions.

Prescription Drug Take Back • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • Atrium

Prescription and over-the-counter medications will be accepted. Contents should be removed from their bottles and placed in a sealable plastic bag. Aerosol pharmaceuticals such as inhalers will also be accepted.

We Cannot Accept Needles, Infectious Medical Waste, and Controlled Substances.

SSC’s Main Campus is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois. For more information on Earth Awareness Day, please call (708) 210-5757.