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Green Pages: Reuse and Recycling Directory

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The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) provides the Green Pages Reuse and Recycling Directory, a useful resource for residents seeking outlets for items they no longer need.This guide has recently been updated to provide you with the most accurate information possible.

pdf Green Pages: Reuse and Recycling Directory 2017 (813 KB)

The Reuse and Recycling Directory lists reuse opportunities for books, clothing, office equipment, sporting goods, toys and other materials. This guide also provides information on various aspects of recycling and waste, featuring sections for appliances, batteries, construction debris, electronics, office machines, cartridges, metals, motor oil and many other items.

There are also online avenues to divert materials from the waste stream such as, that are used to post items to be purchased or picked up for free.


Help us spread the word! If you run across a new reuse or recycling source or learn about a change in the information we have provided, please contact SWANCC staff by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (847) 724-9205.  Thank you for your help!


Updated 09-12-18

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