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Chicago Recycles

The City's Blue Cart program provides bi-weekly recycling services to single-family homes and multi-unit buildings with four or fewer units.  One of the goals of Chicago’s Climate Action Plan is to increase resident awareness on recycling and sustainability through targeted and equitable education for Chicagoans. When residents commit to daily recycling, it brings the following BENEFITS to our city and our world.

 

Chicago Recycles

 


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Pumpkin Smash

Find a Pumpkin Smash Near You - November 5, 2022

And other Pumpkin Smash events supported by the City! 


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Through the 2021 City of Chicago Waste Strategy, a comprehensive waste and materials management plan, DSS is working to decrease waste disposal and associated negative environmental impacts; reduce costs and increase efficiency; maximize economic investment and workforce development opportunities; and address social and environmental justice inequities. Stay tuned to this site for new programs and opportunities!


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For more information on residential recycling, please also visit Recycle by City, the City’s recycling education partner.