Recycle your holiday lights!
Oct 28, 2016 12:18PM ● Published by Neighbors Magazines
know what to do with the old strands of Christmas lights that are tangled and
broken? Don’t throw them in the garbage—recycle them! The City of Darien has
again partnered with Elgin Recycling to offer residents free recycling of
holiday lights. Last year Darien residents recycled 1900 pounds of holiday
All light colors and strand lengths will be accepted. Items include mini-lights (Italian lights), C7 lights, C9 lights, rope lights, LED lights, and extension cords. (Please—no CFLs). From Nov. 14 through Feb. 10, 2017 you may bring your lights to the Darien Police Department lobby at 1710 Plainfield Rd. The bin is located outside, so there are no restricted hours. Please leave lights only, and take your boxes and bags home with you for disposal. For more information please call 630-353-8115 or visit elginrecycling.com