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Recycling & Waste Management

Serves Chicago - http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/doe/provdrs/waste_mang.html
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What's in this profile?

Everything you need to know to become an informed recycler in Chicago. Scan the summaries to the left then click the links to the company or agency's website for more detailed information.

Curbside Quick Reference

Plastic #1 - PETEPlastic #2 - HDPEPlastic #3 - VPlastic #4 - LDPEPlastic #5 - PPPlastic #7 - OtherAluminumCardboardPaperSteelThin Film Plastics - #4

Drop Off Quick Reference

Plastic #1 - PETEPlastic #2 - HDPEPlastic #3 - VPlastic #4 - LDPEPlastic #5 - PPPlastic #7 - OtherAluminumCardboardPaperSteelThin Film Plastics - #4

Recyclable Plastics

Plastic bottles and containers (# 1-5, 7 accepted). Also, plastic beverage carriers. Not accepted in Blue Cart Program or at Drop-Off Centers: plastic hangers, #6 Plastics, unnumbered plastic, loose plastic shopping bags, and hard and reusable plastic bottles.

Recyclable Paper

Cereal boxes, paper towel rolls, flattened cardboard, junk mail, magazines, catalogs, telephone books, paper bags, office paper, file folders, newspaper, inserts, beverage cartons, wrapping paper, and paper greeting cards.

What's Recyclable? What's recyclable? http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/doe/supp_info/blue_cart_residentialrecyclingacceptedmaterials.html
Blue cart recycling overview: http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/streets/provdrs/san/svcs/blue_cart_recycling.html
Service Area Maps http://www.cityofchicago.org/content/dam/city/depts/streets/supp_info/RecyclingPDFdocs/2011BlueCartPickupSchedule.pdf (PDF, 1.5MB)
Phone 311 (locally)
Address 30 N. LaSalle St, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60602
Last Updated 2011-03-20 19:00:06

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