Starting January 4, 2016

You must purchase a sticker for $5.00 for recycling TV’s and computer monitors. The sticker must be affixed to these items before you take them to Public Works, 100 W. Palmer. Only Northlake residents can take their electronic recycling to the Public Works facility Monday through Friday, 7:30 to 3:00.
There is no charge for the following items: calculators, cable/satellite receivers, cables and cords, camcorders, cameras, CD drives, cell phones, holiday light strands, circuit boards, copy machines, digital recorders, DVD players, fax machines, hard drives, keyboards, software, microphones, microwaves, modems, MP3 players, postage machines, power tools, printers, scanners, servers, small home appliances, stereos, switch boxes, tape drives, phones, answering machines, typewriters, vacuum cleaners, VCRs video game consoles and controllers, word processors, zip drives.

Christmas Recycling List

Even if you have been a good recycler all year long, what to do with holiday decorations and gift wrap may present a challenge. Here is the list of recyclable and non-recyclable.

Recyclable: Gift boxes, tissue paper, shoe boxes, holiday cards/envelopes, gift bags (paper) and wrapping paper (non-metallic).

Non-recyclable: bubble wrap, foam peanuts, ribbon and bows, sticky gift labels, coated gift bags, metallic wrapping paper, soiled disposable tableware, tree decorations.
Christmas and other holiday trees will be picked up January 8th and January 15th. Please remove any tinsel, ornaments or lights.

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