BLH Computers


COVID Changes

  • Recycling stops at 5:00PM Monday-Saturday.
  • We no longer accept any recycling through the front door. Please leave recycling in your vehicle and come in the front door. Let us know what you have and we’ll direct you where to go with it from there.
  • We can only offer assistance in unloading any recycling as long as it is in the Trunk area of your vehicle, and for as long as we have staff on-hand to do so. If you know you will require help removing anything from your vehicle, please bring it with you as we cannot always guarantee assistance.

BLH Computers Inc. is your number one source for recycling electronics in Illinois. We are the largest computer recycling facility in the area with a 20,000 sq. ft. facility. We are a NAID member and E-Stewards Certified so you can be sure anything with data that gets recycled with us is completely destroyed. Each year our recycling service processes over 5 million pounds of recycling. You can rely on our environmentally responsible facility to easily handle all of your computer and electronic recycling needs. We also provide Computer Repair Services such as virus removal and computer screen replacements. We also sell workstation/business grade laptops and desktops that we guarantee for the life of the machine.

How to Recycle with BLH Computers

  • For business recycling, please look below under ‘Recycling With A Fee’

Residential Recycling

  • Drop Offs: We do accept drop-off’s from 8:00AM to 5:00PM Monday-Friday and 10:00AM to 5:00PM On Saturdays. Residents can come by anytime during store hours before 5:00PM without any appointment. Leave the recycling in your vehicle.
  • Pick Ups: We do not offer any residential pick up service, sorry for any inconvenience. If you are a business and would like to schedule a pickup, please see ‘Business Recycling’ below or email us at

Free Residential Recycling

      • Answering Machines
      • Battery Backups and Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS)
      • Camcorders
      • Cameras
      • Cellular/Mobile Phones
      • Christmas tree lights
      • Computer Peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.)
      • Desktop Computers
      • DVD/CD Players
      • Fax Machines
      • Ink Cartridges
      • Laptops
      • Mail-room Equipment
      • Networking Equipment and Cables
      • Pagers
      • Point of Sale Equipment
      • Power and Accessory Cables
      • Power Tools (including batteries)
      • Printers (for large, office printers please contact your local store)
      • Projectors
      • Radios
      • Receivers
      • Satellite and Cable Equipment
      • Shredders
      • Speakers
      • Smart Phones
      • Surge Suppressors and Power Strips
      • Tablets
      • Telephones (including PBX equipment)
      • Toner
      • VCRs
      • Video Game Consoles
      • Walkie-talkies
– If an item is not on the list call BLH Springfield at (217) 585-1580

Recycling with a fee

Certain items we can recycle but have a fee in order to do so. These items include:
      • CRT\LCD Monitors – $10
      • CRT or ‘Tube’ Televisions – $20
      • Flat-screen (LCD/Plasma) Televisions – $20
      • Projection Televisions – $40
      • Console Television – $40
      BLH Computers has a recycling program with the following area’s:
      • Christian County – All items free, no fees for any electronic recycling, no limits.
      • City limits of Springfield/Capital Township – 3 TV’s or Monitors are free per household per calendar year, everything else is free.
      • City limits of Jacksonville – 2 TV’s or Monitors are free per household per calendar year,  everything else is free.
  • BLH Taylorville is unable to assist with carrying in recycling. If you require help please bring it with you.

Business Recycling:

  • Drop Offs: Business’ MUST email us to schedule an appointment time prior to any drop-off’s. We cannot accept random walk-in business recycling without a prior appointment.
  • Pick Ups: We do offer pick-ups for Business Accounts for a Fee. Please email us to discuss the pick-up fee, obtain an inbound service order number, and to schedule a convenient time for drop-off or pick-up. You may send an email to and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.
  • Costs: Business’ do NOT qualify for the Free Residential Recycling program. Rates vary per item types(CRT’s/Mixed Electronics/etc), please email us to verify any recycling costs.

What We DO NOT Recycle

    • Anything with Freon(Air Conditioners/Dehumidifiers)
    • Kitchen or Bathroom items
    • Appliances
    • Adhesives, Paints, Chemicals of any kind
    • Aerosol cans
    • Air conditioning units
    • Alkaline Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, etc…)
    • Audio and Video Cassettes
    • Bathroom devices (ie. electric razors, toothbrushes, etc.)
    • Carbon Monoxide/Smoke detectors
    • CDs and DVDs
    • Dehumidifiers
    • Gas Powered Tools
    • General rubbish
    • Glass, Christmas Light Bulbs, etc
    • Humidifiers
    • Lamps/Light bulbs
    • Lava Lamps
    • Live ammunition
    • Mercury Thermometers
    • Microwaves, toasters, and other small kitchen appliances
    • Needles of any sort
    • Pre-lit Christmas trees
    • Pressurized canisters of any kind
    • Refrigerators, stoves, and other large appliances
    • Software
    • Thermostats
    • Toys
    • Vacuum and floor cleaners
    If an item is not on the list call BLH Springfield at (217) 585-1580.
* There may be a charge depending on your residency or business’s address. Please call before bringing in any items of this type.