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Electronic Recycling Program

The Town of St John will accept old electronics at the Publics Works facility during the hours of 8AM to 2PM Monday through Friday excluding holidays. You are responsible for unloading the items you bring and placing them in the bins.
This program is open to Lake County Indiana residents only!
Fluorescent lamps must be dropped off at The Home Depot or Lowes in Schererville.
Please remove ALL batteries from the devices BEFORE you drop them off. This includes but is not limited to: remote controls, smartphones, tablets, laptops, ear buds, toys, power tools, etc. Some of the items that will be accepted in the St. John Recycling Program are:
  • Christmas tree lights – both working and not working
  • cable wire
  • cell phones
  • computers
  • computer cable
  • computer mice
  • computer monitors
  • computer keyboards
  • DVD players
  • extension cords
  • fax machines
  • mp3 players
  • PDAs
  • printers
  • radios
  • scanners
  • servers
  • televisions
  • toner cartridges
  • VCRs
  • video game consoles
  • zip drives
Items that the town will NOT accept are but not limited to:
  • Free-flowing liquids associated with scrap (gasoline, oil, paint, anti-freeze, lubricants, water, etc.)
  • Radioactive Materials of any type (military, medical, other radioactive sources)
  • Scrap Containing Residue From Hazardous Materials/Wastes such as PCBs, Asbestos, Cadmium. Some examples of these materials include: Automobile air bags, asbestos containing debris fluorescent light fixtures PCB-containing ballasts
  • Explosives and ammunition of any type
  • Corrosive Materials of any type – other than batteries
  • Biological Agents, Biohazards, Poisonous/Infectious Materials, or Raw/Spent Chemicals
  • Pressurized or Closed Containers (propane tanks, compressed gas tanks/cylinders, aerosol cans, intact/uncut bulk storage tanks, fire extinguishers, etc)
  • Flammable Materials (gasoline, kerosene, etc)
  • Tires (unless attached to lawn care or other devices we accept for recycling)
  • Drums unless the drums have been de-headed/open-top, have been cleaned and purged and have had DOT labels removed, and no longer pose a chemical risk to human health and/or the environment

Town of St. John Public Works Department

9350 Hack St
St. John, IN 46373
Phone: (219) 365-4655 option 5
Email: Public Works

Monday – Friday
7:00am - 3:30pm
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