Park Cities Recycling Events - Spring / Fall

The City of University Park and the Town of Highland Park host two community recycling events a year, one in the spring and one in the fall. Once the events are scheduled, specific dates are advertised on the City website, in the local media and on social media. Paper products, e-waste and clothing/household items are accepted.

Accepted E-Waste Items

Accepted E-waste items include:

  • Cables
  • Cell phones and chargers
  • Computer accessories
  • Computer monitors
  • Computers
  • Copiers
  • DVD/CD players
  • External hard drives
  • Fax machines
  • Microwaves
  • Power cords
  • Powers strips
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • TVs
  • Video and camera equipment
  • Video game systems

Accepted Paper Products & Documents

  • Blueprints
  • Canceled checks
  • Company letterhead
  • Contracts
  • Financial records
  • Invoices
  • Junk mail containing personal information
  • Legal files
  • Medical records
  • Paper products and documents that can be disposed of include:
  • Payroll records
  • Tax records
  • Any information that contains credit card, social security, driver license and account numbers

Participating Firms / Organizations

  • Shred-it collects and shreds all documents on-site.
  • Global Asset collects and disposes all e-waste items. In addition to working with the City and other municipalities, the company currently supports over 150 clients in the public sector. Global Asset removes data on all collected storage devices using Department of Defense security standards.
  • The Salvation Army also participates in these events.
Cars Lined Up at Recycling Event