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Electronics Recycling: Saturday, Oct. 31

Do you have electronic waste - old phones, broken laptops, worn-out power tools? You can recycle them all during the City's next Electronics Recycling and Personal Document Shredding event. Aside from keeping electronic waste out of our landfills, electronics recycling helps conserve our natural resources and save money. Help us keep our local landfills free of electronic waste and join us for this electronics recycling event.

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 31 - This FREE* drive-thru and drop-off event will run from 9-11:30 a.m.

WHERE: This year's event will be held again at Holt High School, located at 600 Campus Dr. The event will take place at the back of the school (behind the tennis courts).

WHO: The event is open to individuals and families; no businesses, please.

WHAT: Almost anything with a plug is accepted FREE* for this electronics recycling event. To view a list of accepted (and not accepted) items, please visit www.wentzvillemo.org/electronicsrecycling.

SHREDDING LIMITS: Personal shredding is limited to six "Bankers Boxes" (or boxes of the same size) OR three 13-gallon (kitchen-sized) garbage bags, per vehicle. NOTE: Please only shred items with personally identifiable information. Items that don't contain personally identifiable information should be recycled at a dropoff site or in your FIBER recycling cart.

ITEMS WITH A FEE*: While the majority of items are accepted FREE, some items (including TVs and items containing Freon) will incur a fee. Fee-based items include:

• CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) TVs 26" or less: $30 

• CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) TVs 27" or greater (Console, True Big Screen and Projection TVs): $50

• Flat Screen TVs - All sizes (LED, LCD, and Plasma): $20

• Freon Containing Items (Freezers, Refrigerators, AC Units, Dehumidifiers, etc.): $10

• Tanning beds with lamps: $150

• CRT Monitors: $5

Citizen of the Year: Nominate Someone by Nov. 1

Do you know someone who makes Wentzville great? Nominate them for Wentzville's Citizen of the Year! Nominations are open year-round and include categories of service, community spirit, volunteerism and more. To submit a nomination for the 2020 award, please submit your nominations by Nov. 1. Nomination forms and additional award information are available at www.wentzvillemo.org/COTY.

The Board of Aldermen will present the 2020 Citizen of the Year Award at a January Board meeting.

New! Enter a Solid Waste Request in One Easy Step

You can now add, remove or change any services, report a missed collection, or schedule a one-time pickup directly from your desktop or mobile device.

To complete a short form, please visit www.wentzvillemo.org/solidwasterequest. This form is for all missed pickup and service requests for solid waste, yard waste, rigid and fiber recycling. Please note: this service is provided to Wentzville solid waste customers only.