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Recycling Information


Weekly Recycling Program starts officially October 21, 2019

As you are aware, the City of Lincoln Park has partnered with GFL Environmental, USA to bring a new comprehensive recycling program to all Lincoln Park residents.

Our new recycling program will start this month and cart delivery is starting the second full week in October 2019. You can start using your new 65 gallon recycling cart as soon as it is delivered to your home.

All other services you currently enjoy will remain unchanged. Your service day has not changed either.

What can I recycle?
-Plastics (containers with codes 1 and 2)
-Metal including cans, pots, pans, etc.
-paper, newspaper, phone books, magazines and brown paper bags
-Cardboard (cut into 2x2 pieces and tied in bundles)
-Paperboard and boxboard (cereal, tissue, shoe boxes etc.)
-milk or juice cartons

What isn't recyclable?
-Packing materials
-Garbage
-Propane tanks
-Paint cans
-Medical waste
-Flammable liquids
-Household cleaners
-Dry or liquid chemicals
-Wood items
-Batteries
-Plastic bags
-All glass



If you have questions or need additional information, please contact GFL Customer Care Center 844-464-3587.