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Recycle/Garbage Map & Schedule

Acceptable ItemsCity of Bloomington Recycleable Items

Some plastics that have not been accepted previously, namely #4 and #5 yogurt cups, margarine tubs, and similar non-narrow neck containers can now be placed out for collection with other recyclable items. All #6 plastic products are still not acceptable.

For a complete list of recyclable items, please click here.

  • Electronics - No electronic items will be collected per State of Illinois regulations. Please contact the Ecology Action Center to find out how to recycle your electronic equipment.

 

For further information about recycling in the Bloomington/Normal area please visit:

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Click on the video below to see how single stream recycling works.

 

***Please call the Public Works Department at 434-2225 with additional questions on how to prepare recyclable products for collection.***

Items Not Listed
For questions about the disposal of items not listed, contact Public Works at 434-2225 between 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM weekdays.

Recycle collection is conducted every other week (bi-weekly) on the same day as garbage collection beginning at 6:00 a.m. Recycle collection is NOT collected on Christmas Day. Recycle regularly collected on Christmas Day will be collected on the next business day, along with the recycle regularly scheduled for bi-weekly collection that day. Recycle is collected on all other holidays that fall on a weekday. (See Recycle/Garbage Map & Schedule.)

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