Curbside Recycling Items

New Lenox Curbside Program accepts:





Does NOT include -  Plastic #6, Styrofoam, Plastic Bags or Film, Plastic Six-Pack Rings, Contaminated Paper
Some additional items accepted at the Will County - New Lenox Township Drop-Off

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Drop-Off Programs



    • All types of paper (includes - newspaper, office paper, unwanted mail, colored paper, magazines, phone books, catalogs, paperback books, construction paper, note paper, greeting cards, envelopes, Post It notes, maps, receipts, coupons, ticket stubs)
    • Corrugated Cardboard (includes clean pizza boxes)
    • Chipboard/Paperboard (includes the interior of the toilet paper rolls)
    • Aluminum cans (foil currently excluded) 
    • Empty dried paint cans
    • Glass Bottles & Jars  
    • Plastic #1 & #2 Containers  
    • Plastic #3 & #4 Containers   
    • Plastic #5 & #7 Containers
    • Steel/Tin Cans 
  • Traditional Recycling:


    New Lenox Township
    1100 S. Cedar Road
    Open Monday - Friday 1pm-3:30pm
    4th Saturday of the month 8am-Noon

    Includes: Aluminum Foil & Trays, Empty Aerosol Cans, Drink Boxes/Juice Pouches, Cardboard.

    Medication Take Back:

    New Lenox Police Department

    701 West Haven Avenue

    Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (no needles).


    Motor Oil and Antifreeze Recycling:

    New Lenox Township
    1100 S. Cedar Road
    Open Monday - Friday 1pm - 3:30pm
    4th Saturday of the month 8am - Noon
    Requires motor oil to be seperate from gasoline.



    Click this Hotlink for information on Battery disposal and recycling options

    Click this Hotlink for information on Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) recycling




    Click this Hotlink for information on disposing of Household Hazardous Waste

    Click this Hotlink for other locations to take Latex Paint for recycling

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