Rural & City Recycling Programs
1:33 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Recycling Efforts Increase In Tri-States

Galesburg Recycling Cart
Credit Screencap / Galesburg's website

Parts of the region are making more of an effort to go green.

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Macomb offers site to recycle E-waste.
1:37 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Where to Dispose of Old Christmas Lights?

Broken Christmas Lights to be recycled at Tri-County Regional Collection Facility in Macomb.

After the holiday season people might have broken Christmas lights and used batteries from their new electronic devices. Those should not be thrown in the trash. Also landfills in Illinois do not take electronic waste, but the Tri-County Regional Collection Facility in Macomb recycles it for free.

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Locations/Pick-Up TBD
9:13 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Recycling Coming to Rural Lee County

It could soon be easier for rural Lee County residents to recycle.

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Program to Begin Jan. 1
6:59 am
Tue December 11, 2012

GRRWA to Recycle E-Waste

The Great River Regional Waste Authority will stop disposing of electronic waste on January 1.

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12:36 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

Board and Agency Disagree on Recycling Cost

Hancock County

The Hancock County Board and the Western Illinois Regional Council have come up with different numbers for the cost of recycling collection in the county.

The board found a bill for $4,000 a surprise. It budgeted $3,500 for the service.

The board briefly considered just paying the money it budgeted. Ultimately, the board tabled the bill until the finance committee has a chance to contact the WIRC.

Chairman David Walker thought the bill might have gone up.

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