Recycling

Recycle Weekly
You can obtain both a 95 gallon recycling carts and 95 gallon yard waste carts from the Nu-Way Disposal at no extra charge. Please review the What Can I Recycle? A Nu-Way Disposal Pamphlet  for list of items you can recycle.

Kids & Recycling
Help teach your children the great benefits of recycling. Check out Kids Recycle for great ideas and activities.
Green Globe Preservation - Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

Three R's


Becoming environmentally conscientious can easily be followed by using the 3 "Rs".
  • Reduce waste by cutting back on consumption and aiming for zero waste.
  • Reuse items for as long as possible, for many different uses, by as many people as possible.
  • Recycle paper, plastic, glass, metals, organics and textiles.

Other Recycling


Electronics


The Will County Land Use Department, offers a local electronics recycling drop-off location. Visit the Homer Glen Electronics Recycling Page for additional information.

Collection Events


Will County Recyclepalooza - 2018 (New Lenox)


Saturday, September 8, 2018
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Appointment Required

Collection of nearly all types of electronics and household chemicals,hazardous materials and liquids. Additional items accepted include foam plastic (styrofoam), scrap metal, scrap wood, textiles, clothing, home goods, toys, books, worn American Flags, and food. All participants must make an APPOINTMENT. There is a limit of 2 TVs per vehicle and ID required. This event is open to all Will County residents and all residents of any communities partially within Will County.

Will County has implemented an appointment system to improve all participants drop-off experience. The system is intended to provide predictable lines and smoother service. This has been accomplished at the first three Electronic and HHW Collection Events in 2018. Please click this link to make your appointment.


Homer Glen Hazardous Waste, Motor Oil & Electronics Collection Event
Saturday, September 29, 2018
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Appointment Required
815-727-8834

Collection of nearly all types of electronics and household chemicals,hazardous materials and liquids. All participants must make an APPOINTMENT. There is a limit of 2 TVs per vehicle and ID required. This event is open to all Will County residents and all residents of any communities partially within Will County. Please see the event flyer for a list of accepted items.

Will County has implemented an appointment system to improve all participants drop-off experience. The system is intended to provide predictable lines and smoother service. This has been accomplished at the first three Electronic and HHW Collection Events in 2018. Please click this link to make your appointment.


Will County Land Use Department periodically sponsors various recycling collection events, such as household hazardous waste, tires, books, residential electronics, and athletic shoes. Visit their website for the most current information.