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... with more than 15 years in the computer \ e waste recycling field, Forerunner Computer Recycling has given Waukegan companies a responsible option to dispose end of life cycle and surplus computer equipment. All Waukegan based companies face the task of safely disposing of older equipment and their e waste. The EPA estimates that as many as 500 million computers \ e waste will soon become obsolete.

As Waukegan businesses upgrade existing PCs, more computers and other e waste are finding their way into the waste stream. According to the EPA, over two million tons of electronics waste is discarded each year and goes to U.S. landfills.

ForeRunner Recycling, 100% Computer RecyclingNow you have a partner in the computer \ e waste recycling business who understands your need to safely dispose of your computer and electronic equipment in an environmentally responsible manner.

By promoting reuse - computer recycling and electronic recycling - Forerunner Computer Recycling extends the life of computer equipment and reduce e waste. Recycle your computers, recycle your electronics.

Call Us Now To Easily Dispose and Recycle Your E Waste - Free! 877-478-6611

Secure Data Destruction

Today, more than ever, Waukegan companies discarding computer equipment are concerned about identity theft, security compliance, and cyber criminals trying to obtain private information. Simply tossing used computer equipment and hard disks into dumpsters will leave companies vulnerable to unscrupulous individuals searching for credit card numbers, social security numbers, and other valuable data.

Forerunner Recycling, your partner in the computer \ e waste recycling business, understands the need to safely dispose of computer equipment in a manner that guarantees no data is available for exploitation.

Hard drives are erased using the Department of Defense's DoD 5220.22-M standard, or if necessary, hard drives are physically destroyed. We'll do whatever it takes to ensure your company data does not fall into the wrong hands.

Data Center Division
New Division of Forerunner Recycling

With increasing economic pressure being applied to Waukegan Corporations today, there remains a need to be flexible concerning moving and/or closing Waukegan data centers. Furthermore, it may be necessary to properly shut down a data center with little warning causing the closure or move to fall outside your normal budget. This can only apply additional pressure on your Corporation.

Forerunner Computer Recycling focuses on turning what may be a perceived liability with the data center closure and can turn it into a financial return for the Corporation. With 20 years experience of information technology and asset recovery, Forerunner can assist any Waukegan Corporation, small to large, in receiving a return on the costly process of data center closure.

ForeRunner Recycling, Data DestructionOur goal at Forerunner Computer Recycling is to offer a secure, reliable option to hard drive destruction. Yes, Forerunner does offer and is fully capable of destroying any and all hard drives. But with such high value that remains in the data center's equipment, to include: hard drives, servers, switches, and other equipment, this should be an option that all corporations consider.

Forerunner, in most cases, can offer on-site data destruction at zero cost with the Waukegan Corporation seeing a possible return on its surplus data center equipment. Whether its hard drive destruction, data destruction, or disposal of surplus data center equipment, give Forerunner Computer Recyling an opportunity to propose a less costly option for you.

Call 877-478-6611 for more information.

Waukegan, IL

   Quick City Facts

Form of Government:

The Strong Mayor - Council Form 



Size of City:

23.0 Square Miles

Yearly Precipitation:

32.32 inches


660 Feet



Meaning of City Name:

The Potawatomi word for "fort" or "trading post"

Major Tourist Attraction:

Six Flags Great America

Top Employers:

Baxter International Inc.,
Northrop Grumman

Top Industries:

Manufacturing, Educational Services, Health Care
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Waukegan – City of Progress

Waukegan is a city in the state of Illinois. This is also the county seat of the Lake County in the US state of Illinois. The city reached a population count of 94,267 in 2010 making it the ninth largest city in the state and the fifth largest on the western shore of the Lake Michigan.

The city of Waukegan is listed as one of the oldest communities in Illinois. Waukegan started out as a French trading post. In addition, the city is also known as ‘Little Fort,’ as this was an Indian settlement in the past. By virtue of its population, the city became the county seat of the government in the year 1841.

The community in Waukegan was proud of the growth in their community and the community no longer wanted to be known as ‘little.’ Thus, on March 1849, the residents of ‘Little Fort’ changed the name of the town to Waukegan, which means ‘trading post’ or fort in Potawatomie Indian. The city continued to grow, develop and diversify. In 1859, it was incorporated.

The city of Waukegan has many interesting events all year round. One of the most popular events is the ArtWauk or ArtWalk. This is an art event that is celebrated every 3rd Saturday of the month. This happens in downtown Waukegan. The event highlights sculptures, paintings, films, theater, comedy, dance, music, food, performance art, and pedicabs in the Waukegan Arts District. Another famous event celebrated in the city is the Fiestas Patrias Parade and Festival. This event highlights as well as celebrates the independence of the numerous Hispanic countries. These countries are represented in the city and the countries include Honduras, Belize and Mexico. A holiday festival that is popular among tourists is the HolidayWAUK or Holiday Walk. This event is also celebrated in downtown Waukegan.

Aside from the events celebrated in the city, there are popular tourist destinations scattered all over the city of Waukegan. One of these tourist destinations is Downtown Waukegan. This city site highlights a lot of events, restaurants, shops, bars, and other establishments. Downtown Waukegan also houses the city’s Public Library, the Lake County Courthouse, and the College of Lake County. In addition, the city is also home to the Genesse Theater, the Lake County Sports Center, and the Waukegan History Museum.

Aside from a major manufacturer of brassware, the city truly has many things to offer to both the American locals and foreign tourists. The city is truly a city of progress.