The village of Cerro Gordo, in cooperation with BLH Computers and Recycling in Springfield, is pleased to offer electronics recycling to village residents. This is a one day event to happen on Sat June 17th, 2017 from 9am to noon at the Street Shed on Lincoln St. Please call the Village Hall with questions – 217-763-8551.


What We Recycle For Free

Items Accepted

  • Desktop, Laptop, and Tablet Computers
  • LCD Monitors
  • Printers (for large, office printers please contact your local store)
  • Computer Peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.)
  • Satellite and Cable Equipment
  • Projectors
  • VCRs
  • DVD Players
  • Video Game Consoles
  • Radios
  • Speakers
  • Cellular/Mobile Phones
  • Smart Phones
  • Telephones (including PBX equipment)
  • Toner
  • Networking Equipment and Cables
  • Mailroom Equipment
  • Point of Sale Equipment
  • Pagers
  • Cameras
  • Camcorders
  • Power Tools (including batteries)
  • Fax Machines
  • Answering Machines
  • Battery Backups and Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS)
  • Surge Suppressors and Power Strips
  • Power and Accessory Cables
  • Walkie-talkies
  • Ink Cartridges
  • Christmas tree lights
  • If an item is not on the list call BLH Springfield at (217) 585-1580

What We Recycle For a Fee

You must bring a valid driver’s license to verify residency. You must live in the Village of Cerro Gordo. The limit is per household.

Items Accepted, maximum of three of all of the below, not of each item. Fee $10 per item.

  • CRT Televisions*
  • Projection Televisions*
  • CRT Monitors*
  • LCD Televisions*
  • Non-LCD/Plasma Televisions or Monitors*

What We DO NOT Recycle

Items Not Accepted

  • Microwaves, toasters, and other small kitchen appliances
  • Refrigerators, stoves, and other large appliances
  • Broken TVs (broken glass or otherwise dismantled)
  • Air conditioning units
  • Lamps/Light bulbs
  • Vacuum and floor cleaners
  • Toys
  • General rubbish
  • Audio and Video Cassettes
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Software
  • Carbon Monoxide/Smoke detectors
  • Bathroom devices (ie. electric razors, toothbrushes, etc.)
  • Gas Powered Tools
  • Glass, Christmas Light Bulbs, etc
  • Mercury Thermometers
  • Thermostats
  • Aerosal cans
  • Lava Lamps
  • Pressurized canisters of any kind
  • Live ammunition
  • Needles of any sort
  • Adhesives, Paints, Chemicals of any kind
  • Alkaline Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, etc…)
  • Pre-lit Christmas trees