Recycling Service

In Cook County the majority of recycling is done through the Cook County Recycling Center.

Cook County Recycling Center
Monday 11:00-4:00
Tuesday 9:00-4:00
Wednesday 11:00-4:00
Thursday 9:00-6:00
Friday 11:00-4:00
For more information please visit:

Cook County Recycling's Website


At North Shore Waste we accept a limited number of items that can be recycled for you at no charge. Below you will find a list of items that we accept from our customers at no charge.

Acceptable Items:

Washer and Dryer’s
Clean Steal
Copper pipes
Yellow brass
Red brass

Electric motors
Cast iron

Heavy Cast breakage
Large Aluminum items
Clean Iron

In some cases we may purchase non-Ferrous materials from our customers but it must to be a minimum of 250 pounds to be considered for purchase.