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Madison County Recycling Collections
As part of the County's Sustainability Program, the Planning and Development Department periodically hosts free, one-day recycling collections for Madison County residents. These events provide an opportunity to recycle or properly dispose of waste that cannot be handled through curbside pick-up programs, including household hazardous waste and electronic waste. Please browse the sections below for information on upcoming events. 

Please note that while all of our events are free for Madison County residents, appointments are required. Please use the booking bar at the top of this page, or the direct registration links listed in the event sections below, to reserve your spot


Madison County Household Hazardous Waste Collections
Madison County hosts two Household Hazardous Waste collections each year at various locations throughout the county. Please find below a list of accepted and prohibited items. Please email sustainability@co.madison.il.us for additional information regarding accepted and prohibited materials. 


Accepted Materials
:

  • Oil based paints
  • Pesticides, herbicides, lawn fertilizers/chemicals
  • Cleaning solvents
  • Paint thinners
  • Hobby chemicals
  • Antifreeze, motor oil, old gasoline
  • Pool chemicals
  • Household batteries
  • Items containing mercury (i.e. thermostats, thermometers)
  • Used/empty propane tanks
  • Lead acid batteries
  • Fluorescent lights.

 
Prohibited Materials:

  • Latex paint
  • Used tires
  • Ammunition
  • Agricultural wastes
  • Explosives
  • Fireworks
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke detectors
  • Farm machinery oil
  • Business or biohazard waste.

 

Upcoming Hazardous Waste Collections:

-September
28, 2019 at Lewis & Clark Community College (map below)
Please click here to schedule an appointment and here to view the event flyer.                     


Madison County E-Waste Collections
Madison County, in partnership with the Illinois EPA, hosts several elctronics recycling collections annually at various locations throughout the county. Please find below a list of accepted and prohibited items. Please email sustainability@co.madison.il.us for additional information regarding accepted and prohibited materials. 

Accepted Materials:

  • Anything with a cord
  • Home electronics and televisions
  • Computers and monitors
  • Small appliances
  • Air conditioners
  • Washers
  • Dryers
  • Dishwashers
  • Refrigerators
  • Furnaces
  • Lawn Equipment


Prohibited Materials:

  • Business and contractor waste
  • Paint
  • Hazardous waste
  • Batteries
  • Oils
  • Propane tanks
  • Oxygen tanks
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Devices containing mercury, including smoke detectors
  • DVDs, VHSs, CDs, or cassette tapes
  • Transformers or ballasts
 


Upcoming E-Waste Collections:


-September
 14, 2019 at the Alton Public Works Facility (map below)
Please click here to schedule an appointment and here to view an event flyer.




-November 16, 2019 at the Chouteau Township Shed (map below)
Please click here to schedule an appointment and here to view the event flyer.

 

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