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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

DuPage Recycling Guide 

This online recycling information is for items that are not accepted in curbside recycling bins. For information regarding what items are accepted in your curbside recycling, please visit your municipality link on the DuPage Recycling main page. The information is provided as a service to residents and is updated intermittently or when changes are brought to our attention. The County does not guarantee the information and residents are encouraged to call the recycling centers to verify recycling information. Inclusion in this guide is not an endorsement of any of these companies, nor has the County purposely excluded any parties that provide waste/recycling services. 

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Company NameAddressPhoneMaterials RecycledNotes
1-800-Got-Junk   1-800-458-6554
  • Appliances
  • Aluminum
  • Asbestos
Call for details of pickup service.    
1-800-MY-SCRAP3N780 Powis Road
West Chicago, IL   60185
1-800-697-2727
  • Appliances
  • Scrap Metal
   
ABT Electronics1200 North Milwaukee Ave
Glenview, IL  
847-967-8830 888-228-5800
  • Appliances
Will recycle all electronics when purchasing new items or when you visit their state of the art recycling center open Thurs - Sat 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Green Program open 7 days-call for complete store hours.    
Accurate Document Destruction2500 Landmeier Road
Elk Grove , IL   60007
1-800-407-4733
  • Paper Shredding
   
Addison Police Department      3 Friendship Plaza
Addison, IL   60101
    
  • Medications/Medicines
   
Addison Recycling      607 W. Winthrop Avenue
Addison, IL   60101
630-543-9868
  • Aluminum
  • Scrap Metal
Alum., Brass, Copper & non-ferrous metals    
Addison Recycling Station-North Wastewater      711 North Addison Road
Addison, IL   60101
630-279-2140
  • Propane Tanks
  • Scrap Metal
ADDISON RESIDENTS ONLY - Paper, cardboard/chipboard (broken down), glass bottles and jars, steel & aluminum cans, plastics #'s 1,2,3,4,5,7 and 6 & 12 pack rings    
Addison Township      411 W Potter
Wood Dale, IL  
630-766-2228
  • Electronics - Residential
Addison Township Highway Garage - Residents Only - will be accepting electronics recycling the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. - noon.    
Air Cycle Corporation2200 Ogden Avenue Suite 100
Lisle, IL   60532
1-800-909-9709
  • Electronics – Commercial, Government, Schools etc.
  • Light Bulbs & Ballasts (this may currently also have CFLs)
Bulbs from commercial generators for a fee.    
Airgas      1100 Jericho Road
Aurora, IL   60506
630-896-2598
  • Propane Tanks
   
All American Recycling1137 Mitchell Road
Aurora, IL   60505
630-844-6900
  • Aluminum
  • Scrap Metal
Takes all metals, batteries, wire, copper, brass, appliances    
All Metal Recycling Company409 N Addison Road
Villa Park, IL   60181
630-516-1117
  • Bicycles
  • Scrap Metal
   
Allegiance Metal Recycling Corp10S059 Schoger Drive, #8C
Naperville, IL   60564
630-636-8686
  • Bicycles
  • Scrap Metal
   
American Lung Association   1-800-586-4872
  • Auto Donation
   
Amerigas Propane      4158 Division Street
Hillside, IL   60162
708-544-1131
  • Propane Tanks
Between 4-100 lbs. No Freon tanks    
Amvets of Illinois   708-388-7800
  • Furniture Donations
  • Mattresses
  • Resale and Reuse
   
B.W. Recycling, Inc.Pick-up Illinois
,  
877-217-7020
  • X-Rays
   
Baby Earth106 E Old Settlers Blvd., Suite D-100
Round Rock, TX   78664
888-868-2897
  • Car Seats
Mail-in Recycling - They accept:  Strollers, Car Seats, Swings, Jumpers, High Chairs and Diaper Bags    
Batteries + Bulbs481 Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn, Il   60137
1-800-677-8278 All Locations
  • Batteries (Rechargeable)
  • Light Bulbs & Ballasts (this may currently also have CFLs)
  Fees may apply      
Batteries Plus481 Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn, IL   60137
630-790-8100
  • Batteries (Rechargeable)
  • Cellular Phones
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Fluorescent Lamps
  • Light Bulbs & Ballasts (this may currently also have CFLs)
Batteries Plus accepts:  Lead acid batteries, Nickel Cadmium batteries, Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries, Lithium Ion and Lithium Polymer. They also accept CFLs, Fluorescent Tubes, Circular Fluorescent, U Bend Fluorescent, Plastic Coated and shatter shield, Spot/flood lamps, UV and Germicidal lamps, Incandescent, Halogen, Cold Cathode, Metal Halide, High Pressure Sodium, Mercury Vapor and Ballasts. (Fees may apply)    
Batteries Unlimited      105 West Fullerton Avenue
Addison, IL   60101
630-543-5554
  • Batteries (Rechargeable)
Rechargeable, acid, car, phone       
Best Buy440 E New York St
Aurora, IL  
630-851-0122
  • Electronics - Residential
Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  Best Buy is no longer accepting TVs or Monitors. TVs may be accepted through the purchase of a new TV or for a fee through a home pick-up offer.  NO APPLIANCES     
Best Buy350 W Army Trail Rd
Bloomingdale, IL  
630-582-1070
  • Electronics - Residential
Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  Best Buy is no longer accepting TVs or Monitors. TVs may be accepted through the purchase of a new TV or for a fee through a home pick-up offer. NO APPLIANCES    
Best Buy7401 Lemont Rd
Downers Grove, IL  
630-663-0171
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Electronics - Residential
Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  Best Buy is no longer accepting CRT TVs or Monitors. TVs will be accepted through the purchase of a new TV or for a fee through a home pick-up offer. NO APPLIANCES    
Best Buy900 E Golf Rd
Schaumburg, IL  
847-843-3515
  • Electronics - Residential
 Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  Best Buy is no longer accepting TVs or Monitors. TVs may be accepted through the purchase of a new TV or for a fee through a home pick-up offer.  NO APPLIANCES    
Blackstone6100 South Blackstone Ave
Chicago, IL   60608
773-241-5458
  • Bicycles
Free pick-up of 3 plus bikes        
Bloomingdale Police Department      201 S Bloomingdale Road
Bloomingdale, IL   60108
    
  • Medications/Medicines
   
Bloomingdale Township Highway Dept.      6N030 Rosedale Avenue
Bloomingdale, IL   60108
630-529-5221
  • Electronics - Residential
Closed Jan., Feb. & Mar.  1st Saturday each month - 8 a.m.-Noon (NO Holidays).  Must show proof of township residency.    
Bridge Communities505 Crescent Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL   60138
630-545-0610
  • Auto Donation
   
Burr Ridge Police Department      7660 County Line Road
Burr Ridge, IL   60527
    
  • Medications/Medicines
   
Carol Stream Police Department      500 North Gary Avenue
Carol Stream, IL   60188
    
  • Medications/Medicines
   
Cartridge World      358 West Army Trail Road
Bloomingdale, IL   60108
630-893-6300
  • Cartridges/Ribbons (Inkjet Cartridges)
Call for details    
Catalog Choice       
  • Junk Mail
Opt out of catalogs and junk mail    
Chicago Biofuels   312-344-3835
  • Cooking Oil/Grease
   
Chicago Textile Recycling250 N Mannheim Road Unit B
Hillside, IL   60162
708-544-7247
  • Shoes & Textiles
   
Child Link Chicago955 W Cermak Rd, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL   60608
312-377-4735
  • Car Seats
ONLY Accept new or gently used, non-expired car seats    
Cicero Oil Company 6529 South Kenneth Avenue
Chicago, IL   60629
773-581-2041
  • Heating Oil Tank Removal
   
Citadel Information Management827 Blackhawk Drive
Westmont, IL   60559
630-323-1540
  • Paper Shredding
   
City of Wheaton Public Works Yard      820 West Liberty Street
Wheaton, IL   60187
    
  • Batteries (Rechargeable)
  • Cooking Oil/Grease
  • Electronics - Residential
  • Scrap Metal
2nd Saturday each month 9 a.m.-noon. Not Accepting:  CRT televisions (large tube TVs), Projection-screen TVs and console TVs    
Clean Harbors/Safety Kleen   1-800-OIL-TANK
  • Hazardous Waste Clean-up
   
COM2 Recycling Solutions140 East Fullerton Ave.
Carol Stream, IL   60188
630-653-2662
  • Electronics - Residential
There may be fees for electronic recycling.    
Computers & Toners      245 W Roosevelt Road; Unit 47 Building 7
West Chicago, IL   60185
630-520-0177
  • Cartridges/Ribbons (Inkjet Cartridges)
   
CPS Brokerage & Recycling        708-207-6338
  • Mattresses
businesses only with 20 or more    
Crush-Crete, Inc.      600 South Lombard Road
Addison, IL   60101
630-627-1713
  • Construction & Demolition Material Recycling
Asphalt and concrete fees    
For other brands go to       
  • Smoke Detectors
   
Cutting Edge Document Destruction10E22nd Street Suite 111
Lombard, IL   60148
630-243-5474
  • Paper Shredding
   
Dart Container Corporation310 Evergreen Drive
North Aurora, IL   60542
1-800-288-CARE
  • Foam Food Containers & Packaging
Makes sure your foam has the #6 symbol. Takes clean food & drink containers. Place food grade and packaging foam in separate bags. Call for large quantities.    
Divine Treasures      7 South Prospect Avenue
Clarendon Hills, IL   60514
630-325-1183
  • Resale and Reuse
Small furniture & collectibles    
Docu-Shred Inc.      125 Praire Drive #2
Westmont, IL   60559
630-986-5411
  • Paper Shredding
   
Downers Grove Sanitary District2710 Curtiss Street
Downers Grove, IL   60515
630-969-0664
  • Cooking Oil/Grease
Cooking oil can be dropped off at the Administration Center during business hours – Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.    
Downers Grove Township318 East Quincy St
Westmont, IL   60559
630-719-6625
  • Electronics - Residential
Downers Grove Township Highway Department Electronics recycling from 8 a.m. - noon:  April 16, 2016, May 21, 2016, June 18, 2016, July 16, 2016, August 20, 2016, September 17, 2016, October 15, 2016, November 19, 2016 and December 17, 2016. (Please visit their website to see what is accepted)    
Downers Grove Township Highway Department      318 East Quincy Street
Westmont, IL   60559
630-719-6625
  • Electronics - Residential
3rd Saturday each month - 8 a.m.-Noon (NO Holidays)    
DuPage Convalescent Resale      500 North County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL   60187
    
  • Resale and Reuse
Housewares, crafts & hangers    
DuPage County Human Services      421 North County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL   60187
630-407-6500
  • Cellular Phones
Bring to security desk or cafeteria    
DuPage County Sheriff's Department      501 North County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL   60608
    
  • Medications/Medicines
   
DuPage Yard Waste      1195 West Washington Street
West Chicago, IL   60185
630-876-8900
  • Yard Waste
 Call for hours      
Earth 911       
  • Hard to Recycle Items
Recycling Data Base    
Earth Paint      147 Front St
Wood Dale, IL   60191
262-724-6864
  • Latex Paint
Fees apply    
eCycle Best84 Coney Island Drive
Sparks, NV   89431
775-954-1103
  • Electronics - Residential
Accepts cell phones, tablets and laptop. This is a mail back program.    
Elk Grove Village901 Wellington
Elk Grove, IL   60007
847-357-4245
  • Medications/Medicines
  • Sharps (Needles/Syringes)
Drop-offs are accepts Monday - Friday between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.    
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Pink Elephant Resale121 West First Street
Elmhurst, IL   60126
630-834-7379
  • Books
  • Furniture Donations
  • Resale and Reuse
Clothing & housewares - Hours:  Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Closed Sundays and Holidays    
Environmental Assistance Hotline   1-800-252-3998You may submit an environmental complaint using the online Citizen Pollution Complaint Form.    
Environmental Field Service National   1-800-480-4337
  • Appliances
  • Cellular Phones
  • Electronics – Commercial, Government, Schools etc.
Call for details of pick-up service    
Epaint Recycling Solutions2420 E. Oakton St., Unit U
Arlington Heights, IL   60005
847-979-8642
  • Latex Paint
  • Paint – Oil-based
Recycles both latex and oil-based paints for a fee. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pick-up is available for residents or businesses that meet a 50 gallon minimum.     
Everlights Inc.8027 North Lawndale Avenue
Skokie, IL   60077
877-934-9873
  • Light Bulbs & Ballasts (this may currently also have CFLs)
   
Falcon Green Resources Inc2 Kennedy Drive
Harvard, IL   60033
815-334-8689
  • Appliances
  • Automotive Products
  • Batteries (Rechargeable)
  • Books
  • Car Seats
  • Electronics - Residential
  • Fluorescent Lamps
  • Junk Mail
  • Yard Waste
Drop Off Recycling:  1st and 3rd Saturday every month from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Fees apply    
Family Shelter Service Administration Office      605 East Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL   60187
630-221-8290
  • Cellular Phones
Call for business hours    
Farnsworth Auto Plus Service1175 North Farnsworth Ave
Aurora, IL   60504
630-4736973
  • Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Residents
Accepts used oil and  transmission fluid during business hours only at all three of their locations, Aurora (listed above), Addison (515 S. Grace St.), and Lombard (21W079 Roosevelt Rd.)    
Firestone Complete Auto Care Locations       
  • Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Residents
Accepts motor oil during business hours only!  Also accepts oil filters, gear oil, hydraulic, power steering, brake, and transmission fluid, select car and marine batteries.        
First Alert/BRK c/o Disposal3920 Enterprise Court
Aurora, IL   60504
1-800-323-9005 ext. 2
  • Smoke Detectors
   
Fluorecycle, Inc.27780 W Concrete Dr. Unit A
Ingleside, IL   60041
815-363-4411
  • Light Bulbs & Ballasts (this may currently also have CFLs)
   
Fox Valley Iron & Metal Corporation      637 North Broadway
Aurora, IL   60504
630-897-5907
  • Appliances
  • Automotive Products
  • Scrap Metal
All metals & lead-acid batteries       
Fullserv Oil Change      1500 Ogden Avenue
Downers Grove, IL   60515
630-964-6457Also accepts transmission and differential fluids and heating oil, no leaking or uncapped bottles during business hours only               
G & M Metal, Inc.1970 Estes Ave.
Elk Grove Village, IL   60007
630-616-1126
  • Aluminum
  • Junk Mail
  • Scrap Metal
Steel, brass, copper & more    
Glenbard Wastewater Treatment Plant      21W551 Bemis Road
Glen Ellyn, IL   60137
630-790-1901
  • Cooking Oil/Grease
M-F call before drop-off!    
Glendale Heights Police Department300 Civic Center Plaza
Glendale Heights, IL   60139
630-909-5459
  • Medications/Medicines
   
Goodwill Industries       
  • Auto Donation
  • Resale and Reuse
All Locations    
Goodwill Industries - Carol Stream520 S Schmale Rd
Carol Stream, IL  
630-682-2563
  • Electronics - Residential
Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  Goodwill Industries has joined forces with Dell Computers to create Dell Reconnect. Bring your old computer equipment to participating Goodwill locations.  They reserve the right to reuse, refurbish or recycle it.  Remove your personal data from hard drives before donating.  Accepts small working appliances and are now accepting donations of vehicles in all conditions.    
Goodwill Industries      110 Ogden Ave
Downers Grove, IL  
630-964-1343
  • Electronics - Residential
Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  Goodwill Industries has joined forces with Dell Computers to create Dell Reconnect. Bring your old computer equipment to participating Goodwill locations.  They reserve the right to reuse, refurbish or recycle it.  Remove your personal data from hard drives before donating.  Accepts small working appliances and are now accepting donations of vehicles in all conditions.    
Goodwill Industries675 W North Ave
Elmhurst, IL  
630-516-0319
  • Appliances
  • Auto Donation
  • Electronics - Residential
  • Furniture Donations
  • Resale and Reuse
Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  Goodwill Industries has joined forces with Dell Computers to create Dell Reconnect. Bring your old computer equipment to participating Goodwill locations.  They reserve the right to reuse, refurbish or recycle it.  Remove your personal data from hard drives before donating.  Accepts small working appliances and are now accepting donations of vehicles in all conditions.    
Goodwill Industries 351 E Roosevelt Rd
Lombard, IL  
630-576-4650
  • Appliances
  • Auto Donation
  • Electronics - Residential
  • Resale and Reuse
 Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  Goodwill Industries has joined forces with Dell Computers to create Dell Reconnect. Bring your old computer equipment to participating Goodwill locations.  They reserve the right to reuse, refurbish or recycle it.  Remove your personal data from hard drives before donating.  Accepts small working appliances and are now accepting donations of vehicles in all conditions.    
Goodwill Industries539 Fort Hill Dr
Naperville , IL  
630-357-6258
  • Appliances
  • Auto Donation
  • Electronics - Residential
  • Resale and Reuse
Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  Goodwill Industries has joined forces with Dell Computers to create Dell Reconnect. Bring your old computer equipment to participating Goodwill locations.  They reserve the right to reuse, refurbish or recycle it.  Remove your personal data from hard drives before donating.  Accepts small working appliances and are now accepting donations of vehicles in all conditions.    
Goodwill Industries - Glendale Heights543 E North Ave
Glendale Heights, IL  
630-790-1654
  • Electronics - Residential
Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  Goodwill Industries has joined forces with Dell Computers to create Dell Reconnect. Bring your old computer equipment to participating Goodwill locations.  They reserve the right to reuse, refurbish or recycle it.  Remove your personal data from hard drives before donating.  Accepts small working appliances and are now accepting donations of vehicles in all conditions.    
For Commercial pick-up: Green Grease Environmental   844-379-2246
  • Cooking Oil/Grease
   
GRP & Associates218 10th Avenue North
Clear Lake, IA   50248
800-207-0976
  • Sharps (Needles/Syringes)
Mail Back Sharps Disposal. Fees Apply    
Gurnee Police Department100 N. O'Plaine Road
Gurnee, IL   60031
847-599-7000
  • Car Seats
Accepts expired seats for recycling.    
Habitat for Humanity Restore869 S Rowling Road (Route 53)
Addison, IL   60101
630-517-2080
  • Auto Donation
  • Construction/Building Material Reuse
Accepts tools & building supplies.  Donations can be dropped off at the Addison Restore Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. They offer a pick up service for select large donations.    
Habitat for Humanity Restore4100 Fox Valley Center Drive
Aurora, IL   60540
630-585-5508
  • Construction/Building Material Reuse
Accepted Items - Free donation pick-ups available, email information to donations@foxvalleyrestore.org.    
HazChem Environmental Corporation1115 West National Drive
Addison, IL   60101
630-458-1910
  • Hazardous Waste Clean-up
Gas Cylinder Disposal    
Heritage Environmental Services15330 Canal Bank Road
Lemont, IL   60439
630-739-1151
  • Roofing Shingles
Roll-off containers for shingles    
Home Depot475 S Schmale Road
Carol Stream, IL   60188
630-462-8607
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
   
Home Depot2101 W 75th Street
Darien, IL   60561
630-271-9600
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
   
Home Depot2000 Butterfield Road
Downers Grove, IL   60515
630-792-9600
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
   
Home Depot295 E Army Trail Rd
Glendale Heights, IL   60139
630-980-8330
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
   
Home Depot2920 Audrey Avenue
Naperville, IL   60540
630-637-9200
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
   
Home Depot17 W 734 22nd Street
Oakbrook Terrace, IL   60523
630-261-1240
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
   
Home Depot7200 Woodward Avenue
Woodridge, IL   60517
630-795-1950
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
   
Hope Chest - Wayside Cross36 North Lincoln Avenue
Aurora, IL   60504
630-723-3436
  • Resale and Reuse
Housewares & appliances - HOURS:  Monday – 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Tuesday thru Friday – 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Saturday – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & Sunday Closed     
IKEA      750 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook, IL   60440
1-888-888-4532
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
Small quantities of CFLs and LED bulbs-customer use only    
Illinois Dept. of Public Health525 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL   62761
217-782-5830
  • Asbestos
        
Illinois Fire & Safety Co.702 Rowling Road
Addison, IL   60101
1-888-455-3473
  • Fire Extinguishers
   
Interstate Batteries362 Balm Court
Wood Dale, IL   60191
630-833-3696Call for large sized & amounts    
It's Our Earth121 S Ellyn Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL   60137
630-247-0156
  • Videos, CDs, Electronic Games
Accepts:  LP records, any type of Cd's or floppy discs, Earth globes and manual typewriters    
Itasca Police Station540 West Irving Park Road
Itasca, IL   60143
    
  • Medications/Medicines
   
Jubilee Furniture730 E North Ave
Carol Stream, IL   60188
630-784-2890
  • Resale and Reuse
Free pick-up is available for furniture donations.    
Kiddie c/o Disposal      1016 Corporate Park Drive
Mebane, NC   27302
1-800-880-6788 Ext. 1
  • Smoke Detectors
Will only accept Kidde and Firex brand smoke detectors.    
Kin-ko Ace Stores Inc      6216 Main St
Downers Grove, IL   60516
630-963-7810
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
Fees may apply    
LampRecycling.com2200 Ogden Ave #100
Lisle, IL   60532
800-909-9709
  • Batteries (Rechargeable)
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Fluorescent Lamps
  • Light Bulbs & Ballasts (this may currently also have CFLs)
LampRecycling.com is a mail-in recycling program.    
Lemont Police Department14600 E 127th Street
Lemont, IL   60439
    
  • Medications/Medicines
   
Lemont Scrap Processing16229 New Avenue
Lemont, IL   60439
630-257-6532
  • Scrap Metal
           
Len's Ace Hardware      272 W Lake St
Bloomingdale, IL   60108
630-523-5486
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
   
Len's Ace Hardware      485 Roosevelt Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL   60137
630-469-4800
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
   
Lens Crafters Stores-Stratford Square102 Stratford Square
Bloomingdale, IL   60108
630-893-7608
  • Eyeglasses
Donations accepted through the OneSight program: http://www.lenscrafters.com/onesight?sid=OurVisionDD-Espot-Onesight-US-041614#sd    
Lions Club International Headquarters-Lions Eyeglasses Recycling Center300 W 22nd Street
Oakbrook, IL   60533
    
  • Eyeglasses
For more information - http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/how-we-serve/health/sight/eyeglass-recycling.php  Attn: Receiving Dept; Send to this address or contact your local Lions Club    
Lisle Police Department 5040 Lincoln Avenue
Lisle, IL   60532
630-271-4200
  • Medications/Medicines
   
Loews, Menards, Home Depot            
  • Appliances
Will pick-up and recycle used items when new purchase is delivered    
Lowe's400 W Army Trail Road
Carol Stream, IL   60188
630-456-9004
  • Batteries (Rechargeable)
  • Cellular Phones
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Plastic Bags
   
Mattress Disposal +   877-446-2371
  • Mattresses
Pick up service - Fees apply    
MedPro Waste Disposal1548 Bond St #106
Naperville, IL   60563
888-641-6131
  • Medications/Medicines
  • Sharps (Needles/Syringes)
   
Murco Recycling347 North Kensington Avenue
La Grange Park, IL   60526
708-352-4111
  • Construction & Demolition Material Recycling
Auction and sales of materials    
Naperville Cares618 West 5th Ave. Suite B
Naperville, IL   60563
630-369-0200
  • Auto Donation
   
North Branch Environmental50 N. Garden Avenue
Rosell, IL   60172
630-529-0240
  • Hazardous Waste Clean-up
   
Office Depot120 Ogden Av
Downers Grove, IL  
630-971-3305
  • Electronics - Residential
Purchase recycling boxes, ($5 to $15) at stores.  Accepts all electronics that fit into boxes that close and can be shipped.  No broken/cracked glass on TVs or monitors. NO APPLIANCES     
Office Depot511 E Roosevelt Rd
Lombard, IL  
630-691-1448
  • Electronics - Residential
Purchase recycling boxes, ($5 to $15) at stores.  Accepts all electronics that fit into boxes that close and can be shipped.  No broken/cracked glass on TVs or monitors. NO APPLIANCES     
Office Depot288 E Geneva Rd
Wheaton, IL  
630-668-8800
  • Electronics - Residential
Store hours vary.  Purchase recycling boxes, ($5 to $15) at stores.  Accepts all electronics that fit into boxes that close and can be shipped.  No broken/cracked glass on TVs or monitors. NO APPLIANCES      
Office Depot1780 S Blanchard St
Wheaton, IL  
630-784-0500
  • Electronics - Residential
Store hours vary.  Purchase recycling boxes, ($5 to $15) at stores.  Accepts all electronics that fit into boxes that close and can be shipped.  No broken/cracked glass on TVs or monitors. NO APPLIANCES     
Office Max all locations       
  • Cartridges/Ribbons (Inkjet Cartridges)
Download free mailing label    
Oil Express      6722 Route 83
Darien, IL   60559
630-986-9178
  • Automotive Products
Accepts motor oil during business hours only! Also accepts transmission fluid                
Paint-Latex            
  • Latex Paint
Use it up! For paint that is relatively new, mix  bold colors with white shades to create new tints.  If you must dispose of latex paint, add cat litter to can, let solidify and place in trash    
Pak Mail508 Lunt Ave
Schaumburg, IL   60193
847-524-3355
  • Bubble Wrap/Packing Peanuts/Cardboard
Takes limited amount of packing peanuts    
Pak Mail7223 South Kingery Highway
Willowbrook, IL   60527
630-920-1110
  • Bubble Wrap/Packing Peanuts/Cardboard
   
Paper Retriever Recycling509 Rowell Ave
Joliet, IL   60433
312-841-4460Free drop-off at area schools    
PCI Flortech, Inc.910 West National Avenue
Addison, IL   60101
630-458-0760
  • Carpet Recycling
Accepts clean dry carpet/pad-some fees apply    
Pearle Vision-High Pointe Center581 Roosevelt Road
Lombard, IL   60148
630-916-8282
  • Eyeglasses
   
Performance Bicycle2830 Highland Avenue
Lombard, IL   60148
630-629-4350
  • Tires
Bike Tires/Tubes    
Personal Creations       
  • Hard to Recycle Items
   
Plastic Bags       
  • Plastic Bags
Recycle your plastic bags at the front of these stores or reuse bag whenever possible:  Jewel-Osco, Target, Wal-Mart, Whole Foods    
R3 Environmental Management1050 East Chicago Avenue
Elgin, IL   60123
1-800-969-9052
  • Hazardous Waste Clean-up
Industrial Hygiene etc.    
Call 2 Recycle   877-723-1297
  • Batteries (Rechargeable)
  For rechargeable batteries call or visit website           
Regional Household Hazardous Waste Facility156 Fort Hill Drive
Naperville, IL   60540
630-420-6095
  • Automotive Products
  • Cooking Oil/Grease
  • Medications/Medicines
  • Propane Tanks
Residents only-Sat & Sun 9am-2pm Accepts: oil based paint, stain, varnish, solvents, auto fluids, aerosol cans, household cleaners, pool chemicals, mercury, poison, pesticides, insecticides, flammables, household batteries,sealed fluorescent light bulb tubes, CFLs spiral bulbs, hobby chemicals, prescription drugs, cooking oil/grease.  NO latex paint, smoke detectors, peanut oil, fire extinguishers, or ammunition    
Republic Services18500 N Allied Way
Phoenix, AZ   85054
855-737-7871
  • Sharps (Needles/Syringes)
Mail Back Service. Fees apply    
S&S Metal Recyclers336 East Sullivan Road
Aurora, IL   60504
630-844-3344
  • Aluminum
  • Scrap Metal
Copper, brass, & more    
S.C.A.R.C.E7900 Roosevelt Road Building 2 Suite 8
Glen Ellyn, IL   60138
630-545-9710
  • Books
Hard cover gently used books, musical instruments, crayons, craft supplies Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tue 9 a.m.-6 p.m., 2nd & 4th Sat 9 a.m.-noon    
Salt Creek Sanitary District201 Illinois Route 83
Villa Park, IL   60181
630-832-3411
  • Cooking Oil/Grease
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm. Please note the entrance can only be accessed from NB IL Route 83     
Salvation Army Car Donation   1-800-SA-TRUCK
  • Auto Donation
   
Savers - Carol Stream1175 N Gary Avenue
Carol Stream, IL   60188
630-588-3090
  • Bicycles
  • Books
  • Furniture Donations
  • Shoes & Textiles
   
Savers - Downers Grove2900 Highland Avenue
Downers Grove, IL   60515
630-968-2795
  • Books
  • Furniture Donations
  • Resale and Reuse
  • Videos, CDs, Electronic Games
   
Schaumburg Police Department1000 West Schaumburg Road
Schaumburg, IL   60159
    
  • Medications/Medicines
Syringes and pen needles are accepted at the Village of Schaumburg Nursing building (521 E. Schaumburg Rd.) . They are not accepted in the RxBox!    
Second Chance Resale Shops-South Store1131 Fairview Avenue
Westmont, IL   60559
630-241-7268
  • Resale and Reuse
   
SET Environmental Inc.450 Sumac Road
Wheeling, IL   60090
877-437-7455
  • Hazardous Waste Clean-up
   
Share Your Soles900 E 103rd Street
Chicago, IL   60628
708-448-4469
  • Shoes & Textiles
   
Sharing Connections Furniture Bank5111 Chase Avenue
Downers Grove, IL   60515
630-971-0565
  • Car Seats
  • Furniture Donations
  • Mattresses
  • Resale and Reuse
Accepts gently used furniture, baby items (including  good condition and non-expired car seats), twin, full and Queen box and mattress sets, and other items as listed on the linked website.    
Sharps (syringes) Residents            
  • Sharps (Needles/Syringes)
Place needles in a rigid plastic bottle. Label "SHARPS" and place in garbage    
Sharps Compliance, Inc.9350 Kirby Dr, Suite 300
Houston, TX   77054
800-772-5657
  • Sharps (Needles/Syringes)
Mail Back Program. Fees apply.    
Shred-It USA   800-697-4733
  • Paper Shredding
   
SIMS Recycling Solutions, Inc.1600 Harvester Road
West Chicago, IL   60185
630-231-6060
  • Electronics - Residential
Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (NO APPLIANCES)    
Smoke Detectors       
  • Smoke Detectors
Some smoke detectors have small amounts of radioactive material.  These will be marked "ionization" or with this symbol    
St. Vincent DePaul      213 Main Street
West Chicago, IL   60185
630-562-4801
  • Resale and Reuse
Housewares, clothing, toys    
St. John's Pennywise Shoppe      750 Aurora Avenue
Naperville, IL   60540
630-355-0467
  • Resale and Reuse
Clothes, housewares, toys etc.    
Staples525 W Army Trail Rd
Bloomingdale, IL  
630-893-0497
  • Electronics - Residential
No appliances, televisions, large speakers, large floor copiers, commercial printers, servers     
Staples539 W Roosevelt Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL  
630-790-0989
  • Electronics - Residential
No appliances, televisions, large speakers, large floor copiers, commercial printers, servers     
Staples1125 E Ogden Ave
Naperville, IL  
630-357-2985
  • Electronics - Residential
No appliances, televisions, large speakers, large floor copiers, commercial printers, servers     
Staples1552 South Route 59
Naperville, IL  
630-305-0253
  • Electronics - Residential
No appliances, televisions, large speakers, large floor copiers, commercial printers, servers     
Staples Stores all locations       
  • Electronics - Residential
Download free mailing label    
Staples740 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook, IL  
630-783-3510
  • Electronics - Residential
No appliances, televisions, large speakers, large floor copiers, commercial printers, servers     
Stericycle   800-355-8773
  • Sharps (Needles/Syringes)
   
Super-Lube - Warrenville      2S781 Route 59
Warrenville, IL   60555
630-393-7444
  • Automotive Products
Accepts motor oil during business hours only.           
Super-Lube - Woodridge      7520 Woodward Avenue
Woodridge, IL   60517
630-985-8955
  • Automotive Products
Accepts motor oil during business hours only.       
Supply Chain Services250 West North Avenue
Lombard, IL   60148
630-629-9344
  • Electronics – Commercial, Government, Schools etc.
   
TerraCycle       
  • Hard to Recycle Items
Eliminate Waste    
The Crusher      651 W. Washington St.
West Chicago, IL  
630-231-6888
  • Appliances
Drop off large appliances such as stoves, water heaters, washers and dryers. No refrigerant containing appliances such as refrigerators, air conditions, dehumidifiers or freezers accepted.    
The UPS Store - Glen Ellyn      551 Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn, IL   60137
630-858-7571
  • Bubble Wrap/Packing Peanuts/Cardboard
   
The UPS Store - West Chicago      1878 North Neltnor Boulevard
West Chicago, IL   60185
630-876-0200
  • Bubble Wrap/Packing Peanuts/Cardboard
   
Unitec Recycling Corp      390 Wegner Drive Unit A
West Chicago, IL   60185
630-562-5220
  • Electronics – Commercial, Government, Schools etc.
  • Electronics - Residential
  • Videos, CDs, Electronic Games
   
USAgainThroughout DuPage County
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630-293-1239
  • Shoes & Textiles
See website for area drop boxes    
Vehicles for Veterans   855-811-4838
  • Auto Donation
   
VFW - Villa Park      39 E St Charles Road
Villa Park, IL   60181
630-834-5051
  • Flags
   
VFW - Wheaton      731 Papworth Street
Wheaton, IL   60187
630-668-8756
  • Flags
   
Villa Park Electrical Supply420 W North Ave
Addison, IL   60101
630-629-3990
  • Light Bulbs & Ballasts (this may currently also have CFLs)
   
Village of Lombard      Main & Parkside
Lombard, IL   60148
630-620-5740
  • Electronics - Residential
1st Saturday each month April - November - 9 a.m. - Noon    
Village of Westmont Police Department500 N. Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL   60559
630-981-6323
  • Sharps (Needles/Syringes)
Sharps Kiosk is in the lobby of the Westmont Police Department. Free sharps containers are available from lobby staff. Residents will have access to kiosk during normal business hours, Mon. through Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.     
Vintage Tech Recyclers1105 Windham Parkway
Romeoville, IL   60446
1-866-435-9223
  • Electronics – Commercial, Government, Schools etc.
   
Warrenville Ace Hardware      3S541 2nd St
Warrenville, IL   60555
630-393-1882
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
No tubes    
Waste Management1700 Broadway Street NE
Minneapolis, MN   55413
888-537-4874
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Light Bulbs & Ballasts (this may currently also have CFLs)
  • Sharps (Needles/Syringes)
   
Waste Management Recycle America of DuPage      550 North Center Avenue
Carol Stream, IL   60188
630-752-1610
  • Aluminum
  • Junk Mail
  • Recycling Drop-Off Centers
Paper, cardboard, chipboard (broken down), glass bottles & jars, steel & aluminum cans, plastics #'s 1,2,3,4,5,7 and 6 & 12 pack rings    
Waste Management Willow Ranch Facility      1371 North Joliet Road
Romeoville, IL   60446
630-739-0398
  • Yard Waste
   
WasteBox, Inc.      11S373 Jeans Road
Lemont, IL   60439
1-800-499-4099
  • Construction & Demolition Material Recycling
Containers for metal, cardboard, shingles, etc.    
West DuPage Recycling & Transfer, Inc.1655 Powis Road
West Chicago, IL   60185
630-377-7000
  • Carpet Recycling
  • Construction & Demolition Material Recycling
  • Roofing Shingles
  • Scrap Metal
Roll-off containers for aggregates, cardboard, carpet, drywall, metal, plastic, shingles and wood. Fees may apply.    
West Side Recycling Corporation3316 West North Avenue
Stone Park, IL   60165
708-343-8885
  • Scrap Metal
All metals & lead-acid batteries    
Wheaton Sanitary District      1S640 Shaffner Road
Wheaton, IL   60187
    
  • Cooking Oil/Grease
Every Saturday 10 a.m.-noon    
Whole Foods - Wheaton      151 Rice Lake Square
Wheaton, IL   60187
630-588-1500
  • Videos, CDs, Electronic Games
Takes CD's and small electronics    
Winfield Township 30W575 Roosevelt Rd
West Chicago, IL   60185
630-231-8850
  • Cooking Oil/Grease
Mondays (excluding holidays)  7: 00 am - 11:00 am    
Wise Penny Resale Shop      122 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL   60187
630-665-8626
  • Resale and Reuse
   
Wood Dale Police Department      404 N Wood Dale Rd
Wood Dale, IL   60191
    
  • Medications/Medicines
   
Working Bikes2434 South Western Avenue
Chicago, IL   60608
312-421-5048
  • Bicycles
Go to website for suburban locations    
Yard Waste      Leaves, grass, brush, branches, stumps, woodchips, sawdust
,  
    
  • Yard Waste
   
York Township Highway Department      19W475 Roosevelt Road
Lombard, IL   60148
630-627-2200
  • Electronics - Residential
Mon-Fri 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  For York Township Residents    
Zeus Battery Products191 Covington Drive
Bloomingdale, IL   60108
630-295-6800
  • Batteries (Rechargeable)