Recycling & Electronics Recycling
Recycle toters are marked for recycling only. Recycling service is provided every other week versus weekly.
Toters cannot be contaminated with trash! A sticker notifying the resident of contamination will be placed on the toter.
The 95-gallon totes for recycling should not contain yard waste or trash.
Acceptable recycling items include:
|Aluminum and Tin
|Paper/Other Fibers: White/Colored Copy Paper, computer paper, glossy paper, envelopes, newspaper, telephone books, file folders, magazines, junk mail, post-it notes, paper bags and cardboard. *Staples are acceptable
||Paper/Other Fibers: No carbon paper, self-stick labels, gum/candy wrappers, tissue paper, waxed paper, paper cups, or paper towels.
|Plastic Containers: Plastic containers marker #1- #7 (excluding only #6). This includes water and pop bottles, milk and juice jugs, margarine/butter tubs, yogurt cups, ketchup bottles, household cleaners, coffee creamer containers, etc. Trays from frozen meals can also be recycled so long as they are rinsed clean.
||Plastic Containers: No plastic marked #6 (including take-out containers, styrofoam, packing peanuts, CD/DVD covers, etc.) No film plastic (plastic bags, saran wrap, etc). No plastic silverware.
|Tin and Aluminum Cans: Empty cans including pop and soup cans.
||Tin and Aluminum Cans: No aerosol cans or foil.
|Glass Bottles & Jars: Empty clear and colored glass bottles/jars.
||Glass Bottles & Jars: No flat glass, light bulbs, dinnerware, ceramics, or Pyrex.
||CD ROM/ZIP/Tape Drives
|Cords & Cables
||VCR, DVD, & laser disc Players
||Portable radio/CD players
||CDs, DVDs, Floppy Disks, etc.
|UPS (Battery Pickups)
||Printers (laser, inkjet, etc.)
||Cameras (Film, Digital, etc.)
||String Lights (Holiday lights on wires)
||Video game consoles
Bradley residents may also utilize the existing electronic recycling drop-off site located behind the Public Works Building at 210 E. Broadway, Bradley, IL 60915: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8AM-3PM self-service.