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... with more than 15 years in the computer e waste recycling field, Forerunner Computer Recycling has given Springfield, IL companies a responsible option to dispose end of life cycle and surplus computer equipment. All Springfield, IL 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 Springfield, IL 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.

Now 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.

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Today, more than ever, Springfield, IL 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.

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Quick City Facts

Springfield, IL

Form of Government

The Strong Mayor - Council Form



Size of City:

54.0 Square Miles

Yearly Precipitation:

35.56 inches


600 Feet



Meaning of City Name:

The city was originally called

Major Tourist Attraction:

Old State Capitol

Top Employers:

State of Illinois,
Memorial Health System,
St. John's Hospital,
Illinois National Guard,
Springfield School District #186

Top Industries:

Government, Health, Education

Springfield, IL – Home of the Famous Literary Icons

Springfield is the capital of the state of Illinois. Moreover, this is the county seat of the Sangamon County. According to the Bureau of Census, the city of Springfield in the state of Illinois is the sixth most populated city in the state. In addition, it is the largest one in central Illinois.

The city of Springfield, Illinois is home to a variety of notable individuals. These people have contributed, in one way or another, to the broader American culture. One of these notable individuals is Vachel Lindsay, who is a wandering poet. He is famous for his poem titled ‘The Congo’ and his booklet titled ‘Rhymes to be Traded for Bread.’ This famed poet was born in the city of Springfield, Illinois in 1879. Abraham Lincoln also resided in the city for 24 years. Other notable persons like John L. Lewis, who is an activist for labor, and Marjorie Merriweather Post, who is the founder of General Foods Corporation, resided in the area. The Seth Barnes Nicholson, a famous astronomer, was also born in Springfield in 1891.

The city of Springfield, Illinois has a rich literary history as well as a strong literary tradition. In fact, the Gwendolyn Brooks Building of the Illinois State Library features the names of the 35 Illinois authors on its exterior frieze located on the fourth floor. Through the Center for the Book, a comprehensive resource on the illustrators and authors are maintained. Legacy and heritage endure in the state capital of Illinois.

Performing arts are also common in the city of Springfield, Illinois. In fact, the city is home to the Hoogland Center for the Arts. This is a centerpiece for the performing arts. Aside from this notable venue, Springfield is also home to the Springfield Theatre Centre, the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, the Ballet Company, and the Municipal Opera.

The city of Springfield, Illinois is also rich in festivals like the Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair. This is a spring festival held annually in the 3rd week of May. Aside from this, the city is also famous for its food items. Some of the popular food items in the city include the ‘Cozy Dog’ or the corn dog on a stick and the horseshoe sandwich. The city is also known for its chili and it is proclaimed as the ‘Chilli Capital of the Civilized World’ in 1993. The city of Springfield, Illinois is home to the area’s largest amusement parks, the Caribbean Water Park and Knights Action Park. The park is open for business from May to September.

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