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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Electronics Recycling Program Resumes


The electronics recycling program has resumed at the Winnetka Public Works facility every Thursday from 1–3 PM. The Village will continue its other year-round recycling programs, which include recycling of items such as Styrofoam, CFL bulbs, handheld electronics, holiday lights and gym shoes. Please contact the Public Works Department at 847-716-3568 with any questions.

More on Recycling Programs

The Village of Winnetka offers a drop-off site for recycling of various items at its Public Works Department Lobby, located at 1390 Willow Road, Winnetka, Illinois, 60093. Items can be dropped off Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 4 PM. The following items listed below can be dropped off for recycling: 

Block Style Styrofoam

  • No popcorn Styrofoam, plastic, or boxes.
  • No foam insulation.
  • No foam rubber or foam sheets.

Food Service Styrofoam

  • Food service Styrofoam must be clean.

Used Athletic Shoes

  • No metal, water, or mold is to be on the athletic shoes to be recycled.
  • No flip flops, sandals, pumps, dress shoes, boots, or cleats.

Small Handheld Electronics

  • No small handheld electronics with a motor.
  • No plastic. 
  • The following items will not be accepted; microwaves, blenders, coffee makers, toasters/toaster ovens, lamps, and vacuums cleaners.

Compact Florescence Light Bulbs (“CFLS”)

  • Halogen or incandescent bulbs are not accepted. 

Holiday Lighting and Cords

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