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Holiday Light Recycling Begins December 1

Post Date:11/22/2019 1:34 PM

HolidayLights_webThe City of Evanston's annual holiday light recycling program will be held from Sunday, December 1, 2019 through Friday, January 31, 2020 in conjunction with the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) and Elgin Recycling.

All holiday string lighting and extension cords are accepted through this free program. Garlands, live greens and wreaths are not accepted.

Lights can be dropped off at the following Evanston locations during their normal facility hours:

  • Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave.
  • Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd.
  • Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave.

For more information, please visit or call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.

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