Donation and Recycling Drop-Off Event

Donate and Recycle Drop-Off Event

10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2020 

290 Park Avenue (Southeast Metra Commuter  Parking Lot)

The Village of Glencoe Sustainability Task Force is hosting a self-serve donation and recycling drop-off event on Saturday, October 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the southeast Metra commuter parking lot (290 Park Avenue). This drop-off event is occurring a week before the biannual Village Clean-Up Day on Saturday, October 17 in an effort to divert reusable and recyclable items from going to landfills. The event will follow CDC guidelines for COVID-19 precautions. Please wear your face mask during the entire event and be prepared to unload your own items, if possible. Before coming to the event, please familiar yourself with the list of accepted items for donation and recycling below and the event Site Map (PDF Version) here.

The following items can be dropped off for donation or recycling: 

  • Household items for donation in good and/or working condition such as:
    • Appliances (Small)
    • Baby Yard Toys
    • Bedding/Draperies
    • Bicycles (Adult bicycles in repairable condition and gently used children's bicycles)
    • Children's Toys
    • Clothing and accessories
    • Construction materials (Doors and bathroom hardware, cabinet knobs and pulls, light fixtures)
    • Decorations (Including artificial trees, wreaths and plants)
    • Electronics (Erase hard drives before donating)
    • Eyeglasses
    • Hangers
    • Kitchen Ware
    • Small furniture
    • Sports equipment 
    • Tools (Hand Tools and Power Tools)
    • Other reuseable household items*  

  • Items for recycling:
    • Construction debris (Concrete, Brick, Shingles, Wood [Building products])
    • Electronics (See types here)
    • Spray Paint Cans ($1.00 per can)
    • Scrap metal
    • Styrofoam blocks
    • Styrofoam peanuts

Please visit the websites of our event partners for more information:

Check back for updates as the event is finalized! If you have any questions, please call Sustainability Task Force staff liaison Megan Olson at (847) 461-1115.

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