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Recycling

Location: 9th Street in Lacon, IL 62298. Phone number: (309) 246-6401. (Located at the northeast edge of Lacon’s Industrial Park, off of Illinois Route 17, north on Commercial St. and to the east on 9th St.)

Hours: Self-Service Drop off

Why Recycle?
Recycling is process of reusing or reconditioning materials or products so they can be used to make new products. Recycling helps conserve natural resources and lowers the impact of producing goods and services using new materials.

In 1988, the Illinois General Assembly passed the Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act to reduce reliance on landfills for waste disposal and assign counties the responsibility for conserving landfill space.

Recycling Ordinance:
2014 Recycling Ordinance with new revisions

Our recycling affiliates are:
Midwest Fiber http://www.midwest-fiber.com/
Dynamic Recycling http://www.dynamicrecycling.com/
Pheonix Paper http://www.greenchoice.com/index.html

Accepted Recyclables:

  • Glass Bottles
  • Metal Cans
  • Mixed Paper
  • Plastic (#1, #2, #3, #5, & #7)
  • Cardboard
  • Newsprint

Curbside Pickup:
Your community may already provide curbside recycling.

Contact

9th Street
Lacon, Illinois 62298

Opening hours

24-Hour Self-Service Drop-Off