AID Recycling Services: AID provides recycling services to private and civic agencies in Kane County. The Recycling Program handles traditional and electronic recycling. Clients collect, sort, bale, and sell recyclable materials. We have formed over 50 community partnerships that assist in maintaining clean environments.
For your recycling needs please call: (847) 931-6237 or e-mail info@AIDcares.org.

Your recyclable items help AID raise vital funds for individuals with special needs.

Accepted Recyclable Items

  • Aluminum
    • Cans, pots, pans, siding, aluminum tools, insulated wires, etc.
  • Cardboard
    • Packaging boxes & corrugated boxes
  • Scrap Metal
    • Metal racks, appliances, bed springs, sheet metal, engines, demolition scrap, gas grills, stainless steel sinks, old bikes, screen doors, hubcaps, machine punchings, hangers, lawnmowers, transmissions, radiators
  • Tin Cans
    • Food cans only (only size)
  • Electronics
    • Printers, computers (laptop, notebook, netbook, tablet, desktop PC), Flat screen monitors (NO CRT MONITORS), keyboards, facsimile machines, videocassette recorders, portable digital music players, DVD players, video game consoles, small scale servers, scanners, electronic mice, digital converter boxes, cable receivers, satellite receivers, DVD recorders
  • Shoes
    • Loafers, flat dress shoes, sneakers, sandals, kid’s shoes
    • NO ICE SKATES, EXTREMELY DAMAGED SHOES, HIGH HEELS, SLIPPERS, BOOTS

Items NOT Accepted

  • TELEVISIONS
  • ICE SKATES
  • EXTREMELY DAMAGED SHOES
  • HIGH HEELS
  • SLIPPERS
  • BOOTS

Drop-Off Locations

TRADITIONAL ITEMS / ELECTRONICS / SHOES:

  • Aurora Thompson Center:
    309 New Indian Trail Ct.
    Aurora, IL 60506
    Phone: (630) 966-4145
    Recyclables can be dropped off on the south side of the building near the overhead garage doors.
  • Elgin Community Day Services:
    1135 Bowes Rd.
    Elgin, IL 60123
    Phone: (847) 931-6237
    Recyclables can be dropped off on the back side of the building near the dumpsters.
  • Yorkville Community Day Services:
    708 N. Bridge Street
    Yorkville, IL 60560
    Phone: (630) 966-4450

ELECTRONICS:

  • Aurora Thompson Center:
    309 New Indian Trail Ct.
    Aurora, IL 60506
    Phone: (630) 966-4145
    Recyclables can be dropped off on the south side of the building near the overhead garage doors.
  • Elgin Community Day Services:
    1135 Bowes Rd.
    Elgin, IL 60123
    Phone: (847) 931-6237
    Recyclables can be dropped off on the back side of the building near the dumpsters.

SHOES:

  • Aurora Thompson Center:
    309 New Indian Trail Ct.
    Aurora, IL 60506
    Phone: (630) 966-4145
    (Reception Area: M-F 9a-4p)
  • Elgin Community Day Services:
    1135 Bowes Rd.
    Elgin, IL 60123
    Phone: (847) 931-6237
    (Reception Area: M-F 9a-4p)
  • AID Keeler Center
    409 New Indian Trail Ct.
    Aurora, IL 60506
    Phone: (630) 859-1144
    (Reception Area: M-F 9a-4p)
  • Aurora Behavioral Health Services
    1230 N. Highland Ave.
    Aurora, IL 60506
    Phone: (847) 859-1291
    (Reception Area: M-F 9a-4p)
  • AID Plum Street
    1630 Plum Street
    Aurora, IL 60506
    Phone: (630) 966-4475
    (Reception Area: M-F 9a-4p)