Residents continue to enjoy unlimited recycling. Each household receives either a 35 or 65 gallon cart that has wheels and an attached lid. Additional recyclables may be placed by the curb in containers that do not exceed 25 gallons of capacity. Recycling does not require a sticker.
Preparation of material
materials may be placed into the recycling cart, or additional
containers not exceeding 25 gallons of capacity. Materials should be
rinsed free of food and caps and lids removed. Flatten all corrugated
cardboard boxes, paperboard, wet strength carrier stock and remove any
non paper packing material.
Recyclable Paper Items
Brown Kraft paper bags
Frozen food boxes
Glossy and non-glossy magazines
Newspaper and all newspaper inserts
Wet strength carrier stock such as beer and soda boxes
Aluminum baking trays/pie plates
Brown, green, and clear glass bottles and jars
Gable top milk cartons
Juice cartons and boxes
Plastic bottles and containers numbered Number 1 - Number 5 and Number 7
Steel or tin cans
Number 6 Polystyrene blocks
Rigid Number 6 plastics
Medications can be dropped off on a regular basis at:
Fox Metro Water Reclamation District
682 Route 31
Oswego, IL 60543
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
However, at this location no controlled substances are allowed.