Reuse and Recycling Guide

You can recycle a lot more than just paper, glass, plastic, and metal!

This is a guide to local places that will reuse or recycle things you can’t put in your curbside recycling.

A printable version of the Reuse and Recycling Guide can be found here, and an interactive map is below. 

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Of course, the best way to reduce waste is by not making it in the first place. See the environmentally (and economically) preferred ways to manage waste below!

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As always, you are free to copy, print, and distribute Park Forest flyers and infographics.

Looking for more recycling centers?

The map below is an interactive database of specialized recyclers around our area.  

You can click on a each pin to see the name of the company, what that facility takes, and its address.

Annotation 2020-02-27 154741Click this to see the categories of materials and a key to the colors on the map.


Annotation 2020-02-27 154756Or click this to open the map larger in a new window.