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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 (Southwest Metra Commuter  Parking Lot)

The Village of Glencoe Sustainability Task Force is hosting a 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.

While 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 artifical 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)
    • Latex paint (For a fee)
    • Scrap metal
    • Styrofoam blocks
    • Styrofoam peanuts

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

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