Waste and Recycling

Reducing Chicago’s waste helps divert materials from the waste stream, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and minimize land filling. Mayor Lightfoot recently released the Chicago Waste Strategy to drive new and innovative strategies to tackle the issues of waste that impacts our communities, environment, and economy.

Read the 2021 Chicago Waste Strategy here.  

Explore the links below to learn more about Chicago’s recycling and waste reduction resources. 

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