Skokie and SWANCC Provide a Holiday Light Recycling Program
The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) , Elgin Recycling and the Village of Skokie are offering a free Holiday Light Recycling Program.
All holiday string lighting and extension cords can be dropped off at the Skokie Public Works Department, 9050 Gross Point Road, now through January 31, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Garland, live greens, wreaths or other non-recyclables are not accepted in this program. Elgin Recycling is processing the material, www.elginrecycling.com.
Remember to remove holiday decorations and lighting early in the New Year. In accordance with the Village of Skokie adopted 2008 National Electric Code section 590.3 (B), temporary electric power and lighting installations shall be permitted for a period not to exceed 90 days for holiday decorative lighting and similar purposes. Exterior holiday decorative lighting is a festive way to enjoy the holiday season. For more information, please contact the Property Standards Division at 847/933-8224.
For more information please contact the Public Works Department at 847/933-8427.