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Check the 2020 Green Guide for the latest recycling information for appliances, batteries, electronics, motor oil, paint, tires, and more! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations were operating with reduced availability. Refer to their websites to confirm hours of operation.
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2020 Green Guide Highlights:

  • Recycling contamination article from guest writer Kelli Boeckmann, Solid Waste Manager for the McHenry County Department of Health
  • Variety of apps you can use to donate or resell your items
  • County-wide residential electronic collection events information
  • Curbside food scrap organics collection options
  • Recycling statistics from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency