Document (3)The village has partnered with Solid Waste Agency of lake County (SWALCO) to provide residents with the resources to recycle and Waste Management to provide curbside recycling for residents. Both agencies have resources available about recycling initiatives and where to properly recycle different items. 
  • Rinse all recyclables with water  
  • Remove all caps bottle caps 
    • Allows plastic bottles to compress
    • Bottle caps are hazards when plastic bottles are compressed
  • Not everything can be placed in curbside recycling:
    • Styrofoam
    • Plastic bags (Some retail stores collect plastic bags)
    • Plastic wrap
    • Clothing/textiles/or shoes
    • Large furniture
    • Appliances
    • Electronics
    • Cords
    • etc.
For a full list of items that are not accepted by curbside recycling and to learn acceptable recycling options take a look at Resources. 
Resources More resources can be found in Waste Disposal & Recycling.