Green Guide – How to Recycle Things
Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful offers this recycling and disposal Green Guide as part of its mission to keep our community environment healthy.
- Information provided is for Illinois residential users unless noted.
- Items listed are not necessarily accepted at Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Centers.
- No endorsement of any business, vendor or product is intended or implied.
- This resource is provided for informational purposes only; Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful is not responsible for vendor changes.
Residents from outside Illinois are welcome at Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful events and Recycle Centers.Disposal options for Businesses or residents with large quantities:
- Advanced Disposal Service 815-874-8431
- Chicago Electronic Recycling 847-397-2900
- Clean Harbors Environmental 815-239-2152
- Rock River Environmental Services 815-654-4726
- Veolia Environmental Systems 920-563-3729
For reuse or recycle information, click on the subject name below:
AAcids Aerosol Cans Air Conditioners Aluminum Cans & Scrap Ammunition & Explosives Anti Freeze Appliances Arts & Crafts Supplies Asbestos Asphalt, Concrete & Sand Asphalt & Driveway Sealer Asphalt Shingles Auto/Truck/Boat Donation Automotive Fluids, Tires & Parts
BBags, Paper/Plastic Batteries Bicycles Books Boxes (Corrugated/Chipboard) Brake Fluid Brass Building Materials
CCans Carbon Monoxide & Smoke Detectors Cards (Greeting & Holiday) Carpet & Carpet Padding Catalogs Cell Phones CFL Bulbs Charcoal Chemicals – Compounds China – Crystal Christmas Trees, Wreaths Cleaning Products Clothing CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray, cassettes, VHS Compost Computers & Electronics Concrete Construction Materials Corrugated Paper/Cardboard Crayons Curbside Trash Haulers & Recyclers Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the
DDriveway Sealer Dehumidifiers Demolition Waste Document Destruction/Shredding
EEgg Cartons Electronics Encyclopedias Explosives Eyeglasses
FFertilizer Fire Extinguishers Fireworks Flags Fluorescent Lamps Food Pantries Food Waste Freezer Freon Furniture