Responsible Waste Management & Materials Recovery

Please visit this webpage for details on refuse and recycling rates, and a detailed list of recycling opportunities in Northbrook. 

Use our "How Do I Recycle This?" Guide to get the latest recycling and disposal information by item.

Can I Recycle This?

Guide to Quitting Plastics

Bicycle Donation

Drop off adult bikes in repairable condition, gently used kids’ bikes, bike parts, and accessories at George Garner Cyclery (111 Waukegan Road) for donation and refurbishing by Working Bikes. They donate repaired bicycles to those in need throughout Chicagoland and countries throughout Latin America and Africa.

Item Swap

Courtesy of Go Green Northbrook member Debbie De Palma and Yaseen Fawzi, please use the below flyer when placing items on the curbside to let everyone know it is available for the taking. Given the Village's commitment to Northbrook's new Climate Action Plan, this is simple way to promote re-use of unwanted items in ways that help people and the planet. The Village encourages people to first try to find a new home for any item they want to get rid of, and then to use the flyers for items that they put on the curb. Print one out yourself or from Village Hall’s second floor Development and Planning Department open 8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday at 1225 Cedar Lane. 

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