Recycling Center

The Recycling Center is located at the Grayslake Public Works Department facility (at the end of Berry Avenue, east of Route 83). The Center is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon and accepts newspapers, aluminum cans, cardboard, washed glass, and plastic.

Electronics Recycling

The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) provides an electronics collection bin at the Grayslake Public Works facility. Open hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm and Saturday, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Accepted Items Include:

Televisions, Monitors, Computers (including laptop and tablet), Printers, Keyboards, Mice, Fax Machines, Scanners, Small Scale Servers, VHS/DVD/DVR/CD (players and recorders), Game Systems, Cable and Satellite Receivers, Hard Drives, Telephones, Cameras, Shredders and Holiday Lights

Items NOT Accepted Include:

Batteries (alkaline, non-rechargeable, lead acid), Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Small Household Appliances (microwave ovens, toasters, blenders, hair dryers, etc.), Large Household Appliances, Lighting Fixtures, Air Conditioners, Refrigerators, De-Humidifiers, Smoke and Fire Detectors, Paint, Liquids or Chemical Waste, Packaging Materials and Broken Glass

Please see the following Accepted/Not Accepted Residential Electronic Items list for more information

For additional information on electronics disposal at the Village’s Public Works facility or any other SWALCO collection site, please visit the SWALCO website or call 847-336-9340.