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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Open House Kicks Off Northfield Township Road District’s Recycling Season

Road District Open House

The Northfield Township Road District will host an open house on Tuesday April 2nd from 11am to 1pm at it’s new location, located at 237 Melvin Drive in Northbrook. The free event will celebrate the Road District’s new facility, kick off the 2019 recycling season, and commemorate Northfield Townships’ 169th anniversary. Light refreshments and facility tours will be provided.  A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 11:30am.

"Our open house will give our residents the opportunity to tour our new, improved facility,” said Road District Highway Commissioner Tim Rueckert. “We have about twice the acreage and approximately three times the building storage as the old property on Lehigh in Glenview.”

The Northfield Township Road District’s recycling facility accepts a wide variety of items for charitable re-use or responsible recycling, which are listed in detail on the Road District’s website.  Drop off hours are Monday through Friday 7am to 3pm until November 1, 2019.

In addition to weekday recycling, the Road District also hosts off-site recycling and paper shredding events at locations around the community. Residents are encouraged to check the Road District website for scheduled events. For more information about Northfield Township recycling programs, call the Road District at (847) 724-7055.

About the Northfield Township Road District 
Located in northern Cook County, Northfield Township represents nearly 78,000 people. Under Highway Commissioner Tim Rueckert's leadership, the Road District provides efficient and economical services for residents in the unincorporated areas of Glenview, Northbrook, and Northfield. Working together in a cooperative and professional manner with neighbors, Cook County, the State of Illinois, and the surrounding villages, problems are identified, and practical, cost-effective solutions are developed utilizing the resources at hand. The Road District is located is 237 Melvin Drive, Northbrook. For more information visit Northfield Township Road District or call 847-724-7055.

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