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Recycle Your Old Computer Equipment

Downers Grove Township Highway Department announces recycling solutions of computer & other equipment at no cost to tax payers.  Visit theirWeb site for more information and acceptable equipment.

Drop off your equipment at 318 E Quincy, Westmont, IL on the third Saturday of every month from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (except Holiday weekends)

Additional Recycling Resources:

Stay Safe Online

PC World Online gives you 7 hints to stay safe online.

For computer safety at the  library:

  • Library owned equipment has have virus protection and after reboot removes any information or files left by the user.  (so remember to save your files to a flash drive)
  • Do not leave your laptop or the library’s laptop unattended.
  • Public wireless access including library wireless is insecure. Hint 2 of PC World article.  When logging into a site look for https (s indicates they use a secure connection) in address line of the web address you are logging on to.