Tuesday, March 20, 2007

blue bag blues

A local protest song (MP3)...

If you haven't otherwise gotten this info, there is now a drop-off recycling site in Rogers Park at 6441 N. Ravenswood, available 7 days a week during daylight hours.

WHAT TO RECYCLE

Containers: #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #7 (All containers should be emptied and rinsed clean.)
• Aluminum & Steel Cans, Tins, Trays & Foil
• Milk & Juice Cartons
• Milk & Juice Jugs (#2 clear plastic resin)
• Glass Bottles and Jars - (clear, brown, green) No window glass,dinnerware or ceramics.
• Drink Bottles (#1 clear and green plastic resin)
• Detergent & Fabric Softener Containers (#2 colored plastic resin)
• PVC Narrow Neck Containers (#3 plastic resin) & Plastic Resin Narrow
Neck Containers
• Grocery Containers, such as six and twelve pack rings & margarine
tubs (#4 plastic resin)
• Grocery Containers, such as yogurt cups, and narrow neck syrup &
ketchup bottles (#5 plastic resin)
• Plastic Buckets, such as kitty litter containers (5 gallon size
maximum) No metal handles.

Paper Fiber
• Newspaper, including inserts (remove plastic sleeves)
• Cardboard (no waxed cardboard)
• Kraft Bags (brown paper bags), Magazines, Catalogs and Telephone Books
• Office, Computer, Notebook & Gift Wrap Paper (no metal clips, spirals, binders)
• Chipboard (cereal, cake & food mix boxes, gift boxes, shoe boxes, etc.)
• Carrier Stock (soda & beer can carrying cases)
• Junk Mail & Envelopes (no plastic cards, stick on labels or unused stamps)
• Paper Back Books (no hard cover books)

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