Special Collection Services

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The vast majority of items that need to be disposed of in a home can be donated for reuse, placed in the trash or placed in your recycling container. There are, however, a host of special items that Evanston will not allow in either its trash or recycling carts. This page highlights what options there are for dealing with those items.

Return to the Trash, Recycling, and Yard Waste Services main page.

Please Note: Batteries will no longer be collected within the City of Evanston facilities.  Please click on "Electronic Collection" for more details.

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FAQs

  • Holiday Light and Tree Collection
  • Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • Electronics Collection
  • Plastic Film Collection and Share-a-Bag
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs Collection
  • Medications & Sharps Collection
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