Metal

Acceptable Recyclable Materials

Rinse clean of food or other products:

  • Aluminum cans
  • Aluminum baking trays/pie plates
  • Aluminum foil
  • Empty aerosol cans - Please discharge all contents and pressure
  • Empty paint cans, lids off
    • You can discard any unwanted paint by pouring it into a container of cat litter
    • Allow the litter to air dry, then discard with your regular refuse
  • Formed steel containers such as decorative tins, cookie tins, etc.
  • Steel or tin cans
  • No plastic paint cans or buckets
  • No gasoline cans
  • No hazardous chemical cans-formed steel and aluminum containers

For More Information

 If you have any questions regarding recycling or concerns which you would like to share, please contact Republic Services at (708) 345-7050 or the Village of La Grange at (708) 579-2313. You can also visit the West Cook County Solid Waste Agency website for recycling information and a searchable recycling guide.