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Hanover Park Recycling Extravaganza

September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT


The Village of Hanover Park and the Hanover Park Environmental Committee sponsors a recycling event each year. This event is open to any Illinois resident.

Accepted Items:

  • Records, Brita and PUR Filters
  • Cell phones and ink-jet cartridges
  • Eyeglasses, hearing aids, and keys
  • American flags
  • CFL bulbs and fluorescent tubes
  • Household batterie
  • Large lead-acid batteries (automobile, sump pump, SLA, ad marine batteries only)
  • Bicycles, crutches, walkers, canes, and wheelchairs in working, usable condition (will be donated to people living in poverty)
  • Motor oil and antifreeze
  • Clean usable child and adult clothing
  • Fire extinguishers and scrap metal
  • Personal documents for shredding (service is free; No businesses.  No hard covers, binders, binder clips, or books.  Staples and paperclips OK)


Not Accepted:

Household electronics / Paint / Large appliances (such as refrigerators and ovens) / Oil filters / Water heaters / Air conditioners / Garbage disposals / Propane tank, compressed air tanks / Ammunition / Smoke detectors / Radioactive materials / Explosives / Hazardous waste / Chemicals / Needles / Syringes / Controlled substances / Business waste of any kind / Regular garbage.

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General Info

Recycling Extravaganzas are drive through recycling and reuse events. Residents can load up their car and then relax as volunteers unload the items they wish to recycle or donate. Events are held Saturday mornings.


Hanover Park Metra Station
1975 W. Lake Street
Hanover Park, IL
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