Chicago Recycling Guide: B

 

Material

MaterialIs Material accepted in
Chicago's Blue Cart Program
or at Recycling Drop-Off Centers?

Alternative Recycling Outlet

Mail or Drop-Off Program

Location Address

Phone

Details
&/or
Restrictions


Website

Baby Bottles (plastic or glass) No Multiple Drop Off
  1. Goodwill
  2. Salvation Army
NA NA
Goodwill
Salvationarmy
Batteries (alkaline) No NA NA NA NA Alkaline batteries should be disposed of in regular refuse
Batteries (rechargeable) No Household Chemicals & Computer Recycling Drop Off 1150 N. North Branch St., Chicago, IL 60608 NA Hours: Tu 7-noon; Th 2-7 pm, 1st Saturday of the month 8 am - 3 pm
Cityofchicago.org/hccrf
Bicycles No

Working Bikes Cooperative

West Town Bikes

The Recyclery

Blackstone Bicycle Works

Drop Off

Drop off

Drop off

Drop off

2434 S. Western Ave. Chicago IL 60608

2459 W. Division St. Chicago

7628 N. Paulina St, Chicago

6100 S. Blackstone Ave. Chicago

773.847.5440

773.772.6523

773.262.5900 

773.241-5458

Hours: Mon-Sat noon-5 pm
Workingbikes

http://westtownbikes.org See "Support" tab on website

http://therecyclery.org

http://experimentalstation.org/blackstone 

Books (paperback) Yes

Chicago Books to Women in Prison

Open Books

Drop off, Mail

Drop off

4511 N. Hermitage Ave, Chicago

905 W. 19th St. or 651 W. Lake St.

 

(312) 243-9776

https://chicagobwp.org Only paperbacks in decent condition. See chicagobwp.org/how-to-help/donations/#book for more info

http://www.open-books.org/ Gently used books in sellable condition.       

Books (hard cover) No

Multiple

 

Open Books

Drop Off

 

Drop off

  1. Goodwill
  2. Salvation Army
  3. Open Books 905 W. 19th St. or 651 W. Lake St.

 

 

 

(312) 243-9776

 

 

Goodwill
Salvationarmy

 

https://www.open-books.org/ Gently used books in sellable condition.

 

Bras No The Bra Recyclers Drop Off and Mail 3317 S. Higley Rd, Ste 114-441, Gilbert, AZ 85297 480.988.2283 Should be in good condition
Brarecycling
Brown Paper Bags Yes NA NA NA NA NA
Chicagorecycles
Bubble Wrap No Multiple Drop Off Earth911.com NA NA
Earth911
Building Materials No

The Rebuilding Exchange

 

ReStore

Drop Off

Drop off

1740 W. Webster, Chicago, IL 60614

6040 N. Pulaski Road, Chicago

773.252.2234

773.539-6040

Email info@rebuildingexchange.org to see if they'll accept your materials
http://rebuildingexchange.org/

https://www.windycityhabitat.org/restore.html See "Donate" tab on website

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