Free Recycling and Shredding Event Scheduled for September 6 in Palatine

Please join State Senator Matt Murphy and State Representative Tom Morrison for a free recycling and shredding event on Saturday, September 6 in Palatine.

For the event, which will be held from 9:00 AM until noon at the Bank of Palatine parking lot, 1 E. Northwest Highway in Palatine, the Senator and Representative will partner with AT&T, Elgin Recycling, Habitat for Humanity, the Palatine American Legion, the Palatine Lions Club, Shelter Inc., and Working Bikes.

Residents are welcome to bring up to two bags of paper to be shredded and electronics and other items for recycling, including cell phones, eye glasses, hearing aides, keys, walkers, crutches, sewing machines, wheelchairs, bikes, flags, household items, gently used clothing and building materials.

For additional information about this event, please contact Senator Murphy’s office at (847) 776-1490 or, or Representative Morrison’s office at (847) 202-6584 or