Waste Management Announces Recycle-by-Mail Program Think Green from Home
This program offers residents a convenient and affordable way to recycle alkaline batteries, CFL light bulbs, medical sharps, and electronic waste. For more information on this program, visit www.thinkgreenfromhome.com.
Appliances & Tires Disposal
Household appliances, air conditioners, heat pumps, water heaters, furnaces, and boilers have been banned from landfills. Automotive tires have also been banned.
To dispose of these items, please contact a local appliance business for recycling or collection information.
Toxic Products Disposal
Toxic products such as automotive batteries, oil base paints, insecticides, oil, antifreeze, etc. cannot be collected through your residential pick-up. The Village provides a semi-annual Motor Oil Recycling Event in April and October to dispose of used motor oil / fuel / lubricant oil and antifreeze.
Other Disposal Options
For tips on where to dispose of these at other times of the year contact the Will County Waste Services Division at (815) 727-8834.
The nearest hazardous household waste drop site is at 156 Fort Hill Drive in Naperville, Illinois, next to the Public Works facility. Hours are Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. For information on this new facility, go to www.naperville.il.us/hhw for directions and complete details on how it works and what types of items they accept. If you have additional questions, you can call Naperville's Public Works Department at (630) 420-6095 during their regular business hours.