Sanitation and Waste Reduction (Garbage, Street Sweeping, Recycling, and Zero Waste)

 

The Bureau of Sanitation implements waste management programs for business and residents. Specific activities include: 

  • Collecting residential garbage;
  • Operating the City’s Blue Cart Recycling Program;
  • Providing technical assistance and support for the City’s recycling initiatives;
  • Providing assistance for the development of city-wide waste reduction and management programs and policies; and
  • Coordinating street sweeping efforts for city main streets and side streets.

  

Garbage Can

Garbage

Recycle by City CHICAGO

Recycling

Street Sweeper

Street Sweeping

Chemicals and Electronics

Chemicals & Electronics

 

 

Zero Waste

Zero Waste