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Going Green with NPL

Did you know you can recycle milk and juice cartons made of paperboard? Here is a list of the types of containers you can put in your recycling bin in Northbrook:

  • Aluminum cans, trays and foil
  • Steel cans and tins
  • Milk and juice cartons or jugs
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Soda, water and beverage bottles
  • Detergent and fabric softener containers
  • Health and beauty product containers
  • Household cleaner bottles
  • Margarine tubs
  • Frozen desert cups and yogurt cups
  • Six pack rings
  • Syrup and ketchup bottles

You can also commingle paper goods including newspapers, magazines and catalogs, paperback books (no hardcovers), phone books, wrapping paper, and cardboard and chipboard boxes. See the Village website for a complete list of acceptable items.

Do you have personal documents that you want to dispose of safely? Bring up to 3 boxes or bags to the Village Hall parking lot on Saturday, July 12 from 9am to 1pm. The documents will be shredded and the paper will be recycled. Sponsored by the Northbrook Civic Foundation.