Recycling and Composting Guide

Recycling and Composting Guide

This guide provides information about how to recycle various items in the North Shore area most efficiently.  The easiest way to recycle many items is through our regular curbside recycling pick-up program. Go here for details of the Village recycling program. This guide is updated periodically by Village staff and is alphabetical. If you have suggestions for updates or questions regarding what can be recycled, please email them to Adam Hall, Management Analyst

Appliances and Furniture

Automobiles, Motor Oil and Tires


Bicycle Tires

Books, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes and Toys

Catalogs and Junk Mail

Clothes and Athletic Shoes

Composting/Organic Waste Disposal

Computers, Electronics and Phones

Construction and Remodeling Disposables

Contact Lenses and Eyeglasses

Cork (Natural)

Document Destruction

Drugs and Sharps – Prescription and OTC

Fire Extinguishers: Rechargeable or Non-Refillable Cylinders (NRCs)

Hazardous Chemical Waste and Paint

Holiday Lights

Ink and Toner Cartridges

Light Bulbs – CFL and Fluorescent, Thermostats and Thermometers

Musical Instruments

Plant Containers and Vases

Plastic Bags

Propane Tanks

Styrofoam and Styrofoam Peanuts

Tennis Balls

Tyvek Envelopes and Vinyl

Water Filters