AURORA, Ill. – More than 100 residents stopped by state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, Recycle and Shred Day this past Saturday to have their sensitive documents destroyed, and to donate used books and safely disposing prescription medication.”

“I am thrilled so many residents were able to participate in my annual Recycle and Shred Day,” Kifowit said. “I appreciate all the donations from residents that will go to benefit Culture Stock and Mutual Ground.”

Kifowit’s Recycle and Shred day provided families the opportunity to recycle old electronics, have personal information safely shredded, and to have prescription medication properly disposed of. Over 4,000 pounds of paper and 40 pounds of medication were shredded and collected. The event also resulted in 100 books being collected for Culture Stock of Aurora and three pallets of electronics were recycled to help benefit the Association for Individual Development. A full box of used cell phones were also collected on behalf of Mutual Ground to help victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

“These donated cell phones are often the only life line victims have in order to get the help they need,” Kifowit said. “I happy to accept used cellphones for Mutual Ground at my office year round.”

Residents still interested in donating used cell phones or books may drop them off at Kifowit’s district office, located at 1677 Montgomery Rd. Ste. 116 in Aurora. For more information, please contact Kifowit’s constituent service office by phone at 630-585-1308, by email at, or by visiting

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