Holiday Light Recycling

Holiday Light Recycling

Think green! Before tossing those broken light strands in the trash and adding to the landfill, consider recycling them instead! Glen Ellyn Park District is once again partnering with Elgin Recycling to provide a solution for used/broken lights and extension cords.

Drop-off Locations

Available November 21, 2022 through January 15, 2023

  • Spring Avenue Recreation Center
    185 Spring Avenue (outside the main entrance)
  • Main Street Recreation Center
    501 Hill Avenue (outside the North entrance)
  • Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center
    800 St. Charles Road (outside the main entrance)

Accepted Light Types

  • Mini (or Italian) Lights
  • C7 Lights
  • C9 Lights
  • Rope Lights
  • LED Lights
  • Extension Cords

All colors and lengths will be accepted. Garland, live greens, wreaths or other non-recyclables are not accepted in this program.