Recycling

Recycling 2017-12-06T19:17:07+00:00

Monday – Friday:   8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

  • Aluminum and Metal Cans

  • Newspaper and Magazines

  • Cardboard

  • Clothes and Shoes

  • Flags

  • Eyeglasses

  • Cell Phones

  • Hearing Aids

  • Children’s Books

  • Glass Bottles and Jars

    • Green, Brown, Clear
  • Plastic Bottles

    • Milk and Water Jugs, Pop and Beverage Bottles, Laundry and Household Detergent Bottles
  • Styrofoam

    • Accepted on behalf of the Economic Defenders of McHenry County at the 2nd white shed just past the green recycling bins
  • Small Electronics

    • Accepted in the box truck in center of lot
    • DVD players, VCRs, Blenders, Microwaves, Radios, etc.
    • NO TVs and NO MONITORS
  • Tires for a Charge:

    • Vehicle Tires – $3
    • Truck Tires – $5
    • Semi/Tractor – $6

MARCH – NOVEMBER

Last Saturday of Every Month

  • TVs and Monitors

  • Used Motor and Cooking Oils

  • Car Batteries

  • Paint for a Charge (Periodically):

    • Please contact the office for availability
    • $3/Gallon – Latex
    • $5/Gallon – Oil Based, Stain, or Varnish

Please use an alternative recycling location for the following items:

  • Mattresses

  • Propane Tanks

  • Household Batteries

    • AA, AAA, C, D, etc.
  • Lightbulbs

    • CFL or Tubes
  • Household Appliances

    • Freezers, Refrigerators, Washers or Dryers, etc.
  • Hazardous Household Items

    • Heavy Duty Cleaners, Drain Cleaner, Pesticides, etc.
  • Treated Lumber, 2x4s, or any kind of construction or demolition debris

Alternative Recycling Locations and Additional Resources:

McHenry County Green Guide
Economic Defenders of McHenry County
Hazardous Waste Facilities