When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. John Muir

Sustainability Center

MCC's 2020 Green Guide

Check 2020 Green Guide for the latest recycling information for appliances, batteries, electronics, motor oil, paint, tires, and more!

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2020 Green Guide Highlights:

  • Recycling contamination article from guest writer Kelli Boeckmann, Solid Waste Manager for the McHenry County Department of Health
  • Variety of apps you can use to donate or resell your items
  • County-wide residential electronic collection events information
  • Curbside food scrap organics collection options
  • Recycling statistics from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency