November 9, 2018 | News

Riverbend Area Recycling Event Hosted by Local Businesses

Cope Plastics, Inc. – Alton, IL. Is teaming up with local businesses to hold an Area-Wide Recycling Day for the community. Friday, November 16th and Saturday, November 17th, members of the Riverbend community can recycle those household items that are typically hard to dispose of.

Both Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am until Noon, items can be dropped off at the following three locations:

Corner of Tolle Lane & Godfrey Road (Across from Dairy Queen) – Godfrey, IL

CJD E-cycling will be accepting the following items at this location: flat-screen TVs, laptops, audio/video equipment, game consoles, and household electronics. CRT, projection, plasma, and console TVs will also be accepted for a fee of $5-30, depending on the size. Oasis Women’s Center will be accepting used cell phones.

Cope Plastics Processing Center – 5033 Humbert Road – Alton, IL

The following items will be accepted at this location: eye glasses, pill bottles, shoes, and industrial plastics. Examples of industrial plastics include: Indoor/Outdoor long-and-short-term signage, Windows / Doors, Tables / Chairs, Whiteboards, Display cases, Chair mats, Desktop sorters, Cutting boards, Playground Equipment, and much more! For a list of the types of plastics we recycle, visit our website

Maw Salvage – 1020 Fosterburg Road – Brighton, IL

The following items will be accepted at this location: Scrap Metal, including aluminum, copper, brass, lead, tin, cast iron, and much more.

CJD E-Cycling is a family owned, full service computer and electronics recycler serving the Metro East / St. Louis area. CJD E-Cycling follows all State of Illinois laws and regulations and is an EPA approved collector. It has collection centers open year-round with convenient hours in both Edwardsville and East Alton. For more information, please visit, or call 618-659-9006.

Cope Plastics is the premier distributor and fabricator of plastic sheet, rod and tube across the Midwest, delivering solutions to our valued customers since 1946. The company is proud to be a certified Women Owned Business by the NWBOC since 2012. Since opening their solar-powered Processing Center six years ago, they have diverted over 14 million pounds of plastic from landfills. To learn more, visit their website at

Maw Salvage, Inc. is a family owned business that has its roots several generations in the past. They operate facilities in Brighton and Fieldon, IL. Find details at

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