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Posted on: March 22, 2023

Skokie Spring Greening


Avoid the lines! Historically, wait times are the shortest from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Skokie's Spring Greening recycling event, held in the Westfield Old Orchard west parking lots, is open to all households of Niles Township and Solid Waste Agency of Northern ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

Paper Cups are Now Recyclable

Paper coffee cups

It may seem that the rules around what can and cannot be recycled are always changing and that is for good reason… THEY ARE! As technology advances, recycling plants can accept and sort new materials. The latest addition? Paper cups.

Paper cups contain a p...

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Posted on: February 28, 2023

Clean, Green Skokie!

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We are looking for families, neighborhood block groups, civic organizations, religious groups, schools, sports teams, businesses, and individuals to participate in a good old fashioned litter pickup event! This year's Clean, Green Skokie kicks off on Marc...

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Posted on: February 20, 2023

New! Five FREE Composting Drop-Off Sites

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Download the Get Started Composting Guide

Food waste is the single largest material placed in landfills and, when it decomposes, it creates methane - a greenhouse gas that is 28 to 36 times more potent than carbon dioxide? As part of Skokie’s commitment to...

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Posted on: February 7, 2023

Once-A-Week Refuse Collection Starts on May 1, 2023

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Skokie Refuse is Transitioning to Once a Week Collection on May 1, 2023

Questions specifically about the upcoming transition to once-weekly refuse collection? Read the FAQ

What Day Is My Collection?

Refuse and recycling collection occur on the same ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Textile Recycling Program Update

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Pre-Scheduled Pickup Now Required for Textile Recycling

Skokie residents must now schedule a textile pickup through Simple Recycling. Pickups will no longer occur automatically on your recycling day but only upon request. Pre-scheduled pickups are more env...

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