Cook County Recycling Center (Illinois)

Recycling Centers in Cook County, Illinois convert waste into reusable materials. A Recycling Center may offer curbside collection of recyclable materials and accept recyclable materials at transfer stations. They also provide guidelines on what materials the center processes, including paper, glass, aluminum, and plastic, as well as special collection programs for used motor oil, batteries, e-waste, and tires. Cook County Recycling Centers also offer information on drop-off sites, hazardous waste disposal events, and other recyclable materials that require special handling. These Cook County recycling programs may have limited hours or locations, which are available on the center website. Recycling Centers provide more information about their programs and the materials they accept online.

Evanston Recycling Center Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-448-8140

Oak Park Recycling Oak Park IL 201 South Boulevard 60302 708-383-6400

Park Ridge Recycling Park Ridge IL 505 Butler Place 60068 847-318-5227

Public Works Departments in Cook County, Illinois manage a county or local government's public infrastructure, which can include public buildings, transportation infrastructure, public land, and public services. A Public Works office may manage Cook County recycling programs, including curbside collection of recyclable materials like paper, glass, aluminum, and plastic. They may also manage recycling centers that collect motor oil, batteries, e-waste, and tires. Public Works also offers information on recycling programs, the hours and locations of drop-off recycling facilities, and any fees for recycling services. Public Works Departments provide more information on Cook County recycling services online.

Arlington Heights Public Works Arlington Heights IL 222 North Ridge Avenue 60005 847-368-5800

Bellwood Public Works Bellwood IL 203 30th Avenue 60104 708-547-3540

Blue Island Public Works Blue Island IL 13051 Greenwood Avenue 60406 708-597-8604

Brookfield Public Works Brookfield IL 8820 Brookfield Avenue 60513 708-485-8131

Buffalo Grove Public Works Buffalo Grove IL 51 Raupp Boulevard 60089 847-459-2545

Cicero Public Works Cicero IL 1620 South Laramie Avenue 60804 708-652-2490

Crestwood Village Public Works Crestwood IL 13840 South Cicero Avenue 60445 708-371-4803

Des Plaines City Public Works Des Plaines IL 1111 Joseph J Schwab Road 60016 847-391-5464

Dolton Public Works Dolton IL 401 East 144th Street 60419 708-201-3280

East Hazel Crest Public Works Hazel Crest IL 17217 Throop Street 60429 708-957-7360

Elk Grove Village Public Works Elk Grove IL 600 Landmeier Road 60007 847-734-8800

Evanston Public Works Evanston IL 2020 Asbury Avenue 60201 847-866-2956

Flossmoor Public Works Flossmoor IL 1700 Central Park Avenue 60422 708-957-4100

Forest Park Public Works Forest Park IL 7343 15th Street 60130 708-366-4876

Glencoe Public Works Glencoe IL 675 Village Court, Ste 1 60022 847-835-4111

Glenview Public Works Glenview IL 1333 Shermer Road 60026 847-998-4027

Hanover Park Public Works Hanover Park IL 2041 West Lake Street 60133 630-823-5700

Harvey Public Works Harvey IL 15301 Dixie Highway 60426 708-210-5403

Harwood Heights Public Works Norridge IL 7101 West Wilson Avenue 60706 708-867-7206

Hickory Hills Public Works Hickory Hills IL 7700 West 98th Street 60457 708-598-7855

Hillside Public Works Hillside IL 425 North Hillside Avenue 60162 708-202-3434

Indian Head Park Public Works Indian Head Park IL 201 Acacia Drive 60525 708-246-1233

Kenilworth Public Works Kenilworth IL 347 Ivy Court 60043 847-251-9210

La Grange Park Public Works La Grange Park IL 937 Barnsdale Road 60526 708-352-2922

La Grange Public Works La Grange IL 320 East Avenue 60525 708-579-2325

Lincolnwood Village Public Works Lincolnwood IL 7001 Lawndale Avenue 60712 847-675-0888

Matteson Village Public Works Matteson IL 21145 Tower Avenue 60443 708-748-1411

Melrose Park Public Works Melrose Park IL 1000 25th Avenue 60160 708-343-5128

Morton Grove Public Works Morton Grove IL 7840 Nagle Avenue 60053 847-470-5235

Mount Prospect Public Works Mount Prospect IL 1700 West Central Road 60056 847-870-5640

Northlake Public Works Northlake IL 100 West Palmer Avenue 60164 708-562-0940

Oak Lawn Public Works Oak Lawn IL 9446 Raymond Avenue 60453 708-499-7756

Oak Park Public Works Oak Park IL 201 South Boulevard 60302 708-358-5700

Olympia Fields Public Works Olympia Fields IL 20040 Governors Highway, Ste 1 60461 708-503-8200

Orland Park Public Works Orland Park IL 15655 South Ravinia Avenue 60462 708-403-6350

Palatine Public Works Palatine IL 148 West Illinois Avenue 60067 847-705-5200

Palos Heights Public Works Palos Heights IL 7607 West College Drive 60463 708-361-1806

Park Ridge Public Works Park Ridge IL 505 Butler Place 60068 847-318-5228

Posen Village Public Works Posen IL 2440 Walter Zimny Drive, Ste 1 60469 708-339-1277

Prospect Heights Public Works Prospect Heights IL 401 Piper Lane 60070 847-459-0588

River Forest Public Work River Forest IL 400 Park Avenue 60305 708-366-8500

River Grove Public Works River Grove IL 8300 West Center Avenue 60171 708-452-7055

Riverdale Public Works Riverdale IL 14101 South Halsted Street 60827 708-841-2202

Rolling Meadows Public Works Rolling Meadows IL 3900 Berdnick Street 60008 847-963-0500

Rosemont Public Works Rosemont IL 7048 Barry Street 60018 847-698-3744

Schaumburg Public Works Schaumburg IL 714 South Plum Grove Road 60193 847-895-7100


EPA Offices in Cook County, Illinois act as local branches of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, which enforces environmental protections to create a cleaner, healthier environment. EPA Offices may provide information on local Cook County recycling centers and other recycling programs, including curbside recycling, drop-off recycling, and e-waste recycling. They may also help residents access recycling facilities and accept reports of violations of recycling restrictions or environmental protection rules. Local Cook County EPA Offices also offer guidelines on encouraging recycling and issue grants for environmental education programs to promote recycling. EPA Offices provide more information about Cook County recycling services online.

EPA Region 5 and US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) Chicago IL 77 West Jackson Boulevard 60604 312-353-2000