Recycling Guidelines

  1. Acceptable Materials

    Find acceptable and not-acceptable materials for recycling in Palatine.

  2. Appliances / White Goods

    All large appliances are to be collected as white goods by Groot on Wednesdays at no additional charge.

  3. Electronic Waste (E-Waste)

    The Electronics Products Recycling and Reuse Act (SB2313) bans certain electronic products, including televisions and computers, from being disposed of in landfills.

  4. Green Pages

    The Green Pages Reuse and Recycling Directory is a useful resource for residents to divert materials from the landfill.

  5. Household Chemical Waste

    Household chemical waste collections are conducted by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA).

  6. Latex Paint

    Latex paint can be recycled at participating hardware stores such as the Palatine Ace Hardware.

  7. Plastics

    Get recycling information for different kinds of plastic.

  8. SWANCC Community Programs

    The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) is an intergovernmental agency whose mission is to provide residents in the region with a variety of waste management services, programs and resource materials.