Algonquin, LITH Offer Holiday Lights Recycling Programs

Both the village of Algonquin and Lake in the Hills are offering holiday lights recycling programs.

Village of Algonquin Holiday Lights Recycling Program

The Village of Algonquin will be offering holiday light recycling November 15 through January 16 at Village Hall, 2200 Harnish Drive. 

A container for your unwanted lights will be available in the lobby during normal business hours.   Items that will be accepted include mini-lights, C7 lights, C9 lights, rope lights, LED lights, and extension cords of any length. 

Please be sure to remove all tinsel, garland, and other decoration items from the light sets before they are dropped off.  Vintage Tech Recyclers will recycle the light sets collected at Village Hall and help Algonquin reduce waste sent to landfills.  

Please note that household light bulbs, floodlights, compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) or fluorescent bulbs will not be accepted.

Source: Village of Algonquin press release

Lake in the Hills Offers Holiday Lights Recycling

The Village of Lake in the Hills is offering recycling of Christmas tree lights and extension cords. 

g2 Revolution will be providing recycling containers at Village Hall, 600 Harvest Gate, Public Works Facility, 9010 Haligus Road and the Police Department, 1115 Crystal Lake Road, now through Friday, February 1, 2013.

 Items may be dropped off during regular business hours.  If you have any questions, please contact the Administration Department at 847-960-7410.

Acceptable items are:

  • Minilights (Italian Lights)
  • C7 Lights
  • C9 Lights
  • Rope Lights
  • LED Lights
  • Extension Cords



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