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Air Conditioners (ACs)
Waste Management Special Pickup
1225 Cedar Lane
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 800-796-9696
Link: Waste Management Bulk Trash Pickup Webpage
Information on Recycling Air Conditioners: Large electronic devices can be picked up by Waste Management for recycling for $35 per item. You must schedule this special pickup by contacting Waste Management at 800-796-9696 or WM.com. Or, Abt Electronics in Glenview recycles electronic equipment including refrigerators and air conditioners. Fees may apply, check their website for details.
Aluminum Foil (Tin Foil), Aluminum Cans and Trays
Waste Management Recycling
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-664-4010
Link: Waste Management Recycling Guidelines
Information on Recycling Foil: Aluminum or tin foil is recyclable curbside by Waste Management ONLY if it’s clean (100% free from food residue and grease).
Antifreeze
Northfield Township Road District
237 Melvin Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-724-7055
Link: Northfield Township's Website
Information on Recycling Hazardous Waste: Northfield Township can accept many different types of hazardous waste, including antifreeze. Check their website for rules and limitations as well as upcoming collection dates.
Appliances - Large
Waste Management Special Pickup
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 800-796-9696
Link: Waste Management Bulk Trash Pickup Webpage
Information on Recycling Large Appliances: Large electronic devices can be picked up by Waste Management for recycling for $35 per item. You must schedule this special pickup by contacting Waste Management at 800-796-9696 or WM.com. Alternative options: The retailer in which your machine was purchased, may offer recycling services free of charge. Abt Electronics in Glenview recycles electronic equipment including refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners. Fees may apply, check their website for details.
Appliances - Small
Fleet Garage behind Village Hall
1227 Cedar Lane
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-509-5365
Link: Electronics Recycling Details
Information on Recycling Small Appliances: Small appliances like microwaves are accepted at the Fleet Garage behind Village Hall (1227 Cedar) on the first Tuesday and Saturday of each month. Tuesday hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to noon. The Township may also accept your item at their recycling center on 237 Melvin Drive, call 847-724-7055 for details.
Art Supplies
Various Locations
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-724-7055
Link: Northfield Township's Website
Information on Recycling Art Supplies: Unusable pens, pencils, markers, and glue sticks are recyclable using the recycle bins located in the lobby across from the elevators of the Northbrook Public Library at 1201 Cedar Lane. All other art supplies can be dropped off at the Northfield Township Recycling Center at 237 Melvin Drive. See their website for details.
Batteries - Household
Fleet Garage
1227 Cedar
Northbrook, IL 60062
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Phone: 847-509-5365
Link: Electronics Recycling Details
Information on Recycling Household Batteries: All household batteries (A, AA, AAA, D, etc.) can be accepted at the Fleet Garbage behind Village Hall (1227 Cedar). Drop off bins are available from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lead acid batteries may be dropped off at the Fleet Garage on the first Tuesday (7am-3pm) and Saturday (9am-noon) each month.
Bicycles and Bikes
Working Bikes
1111 Waukegan Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 773-847-5440
Link: Working Bikes' Website
Information on Recycling Bicycles: Working Bikes, a non-profit based in Chicago, accepts bicycle donations. Once they receive a donation, they refurbish it and ship it to a community in need. Bikes can be brought to their Chicago location, their Waukegan drop site (George Garner Cyclery, 1111 Waukegan Road in Northbrook) or to one of their regional collection events, including Northbrook's annual Earth Day Recycling Event.
Bioplastics
Landfill
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-664-4134
Link: Compost Guidelines
Information on Compostable Plastics: Unfortunately, Waste Management's curbside organic waste collection program does not accept compostable plastics such as BPI certified compostable products. These items must be landfilled or composted through other programs.
Blister Packs
Landfill
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-664-4010
Link: Waste Management Recycling Guidelines
Information on Recycling Blister Packs: Unfortunately, foil blister packs are NOT recyclable with Waste Management's recycling collections. They are made up of a mix of recyclable and non-recyclable material that is not easily separated. Please throw this material away. For blister packs from contact lenses, see "Contact Lens Packaging".
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