Lead acid batteries such as automotive, marine and sump pump are prohibited by IL State law from being disposed of in the trash. See options for getting rid of these batteries at gas stations, auto parts stores, and other locations on SWANCC's Reuse and Recycling Directory .
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Mary Allen, Recycling and Education Director at SWANCC, joined Bob Sirott to educate us about the way things are with recycling and the way we need to be moving for a more successful...
Bob Sirott speaks with Mary S. Allen, Recycling and Education Director at Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC), about common mistakes people make when it comes to recycling, how...
Take a virtual tour of a Waste Management recycling facility.
The Toolkit is a comprehensive resource that provides all schools the tools to tackle the issue of wasted food. It identifies the main sources of wasted food in schools and, using the EPA Food...