Holiday Lights Recycling Program

Posted on November 5, 2018

 

The Village of East Dundee, in partnership with Elgin Recycling (www.elginrecycling.com),

will accept holiday lights for recycling starting Monday, November 5, 2018 and continue through February 1, 2019.

This will be the Village’s second year participating in the Elgin Recycling Holiday Lights Recycling Program. Residents and businesses can drop-off their unwanted holiday lights at Village Hall, located at 120 Barrington Avenue, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

A drop-off bin will be located in the Village Hall lobby. All colors and lengths of holiday string lighting, including mini-lights, C7 lights, C9 lights, rope lights, LED lights, extension cords, etc. are accepted. Garland, live greens, wreaths or other non-recyclables are not accepted. Last year, with the participation of 49 villages, 5 park districts, 5 libraries, 2 churches, 1 high school, 1 police department and 7 businesses, Elgin Recycling was able to recycle a total of 98,056 lbs of holiday lights that would otherwise been thrown away.

For questions or more information, please contact Village Hall at 847-426-2822.