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

Recycle by City CHICAGO

 Recycle by City CHICAGO

 

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