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Recycling Block Captain

Become part of a volunteer grassroots network and support the Blue Cart Recycling Program.

Residential Electronics & Household Chemicals Recycling Overview

Dispose of your household chemicals responsibly and recycle your old electronics by dropping them off at the City’s permanent facility at 1150 N. North Branch Street (two blocks east of the Kennedy Expressway at Division Street).

Residential Recycling Drop Off Center

Use the City’s Residential Recycling Drop-off Centers to recycle the same full range of materials accepted in the Blue Cart Recycling Program, including paper, plastics, glass and cardboard.