Two excellent local organizations provide a good overview of resources for recycling.
– Serving Lake County is the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, SWALCO.
– Serving the northern part of Cook County is the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County, SWANCC.
Make sure to check the local website for your community. Most villages and towns in Lake and Cook Counties have additional details, in terms of what can be placed in your local recycling bin. Feel free to contact us with specific questions, as we know the specifics of many communities in the area.