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Recyclepalooza is Oct. 8 in Flossmoor

Collect your recyclables for Recyclepalooza from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Homewood Disposal, Flossmoor School District 161, Chicago Southland Green Committee and Homewood Flossmoor High School are sponsoring the event at Parker Junior High.

A volunteer throws a vacuum into the back of the trash bin at Recyclepalooza 2022. The event is an opportunity to responsibly purge a variety of unwanted household items. (Chronicle file photo)

Cars can enter from Flossmoor Road into the school parking lot where volunteers will accept the cast-offs. Donations will be accepted from the cars – no need to exit the vehicle. Donations should be sorted and marked.


Accepted items are electronics, metals, ink/laser jet printers, bicycles, pop can tabs, used razors, eyeglasses, gently used clothing, sporting goods, American flags, plastic gift cards, LEGOs, trophies, new travel-sized toiletries, small household items, gently used towels and blankets, used mascara wands, plastic bread tags, clean and dry Styrofoam (no packing peanuts), used oral care products and packaging.

TVs will be collected with a $20 fee per item.

For additional information, visit flossmoor.org.

Correction: The original list of sponsors was incorrect. The Chronicle regrets the error.

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