Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and fluorescent light tubes contain mercury and should not be thrown away in the garbage. They are accepted at IEPA-sponsored Household Hazardous Waste sites for recycling. Find 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...