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Do you have ideas how we can help keep our community clean, green, and a beautiful place to live?  Are you looking for ways to get more involved in cleanup efforts or to spread the word about proper recycling practices?  If so, then you have come to the right place!

Join the movement and help support cleanup campaigns, education, litter prevention, and beautification initiatives.

Learn more!

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Neighborhood Services Department Code Compliance Manager
217-403-7070 or

Nichole Millage, Environmental Sustainability Specialist
217-403-4780 |

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event – Saturday, October 26 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Champaign

The online registration for the IEPA-Sponsored One-Day Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event in Champaign County on October 26 is now open!  Spots go fast, so make sure you get registered as soon as possible.  Please read the list of accepted items carefully.  Additional event details can be found on the registration website:

Acceptable Items:  Oil-based paints, paint thinners, herbicides, insecticides, pesticides, old gasoline, pool chemicals, cleaning products, mercury, household batteries, lead-acid batteries, used motor oil, drain cleaners, lawn chemicals, solvents, antifreeze, hobby chemicals, aerosol paints and pesticides, fluorescent lamp bulbs, old and outdated medicines and pharmaceuticals.

Non-Acceptable Items:  Latex-based paints, agricultural chemicals, business/commercial sector wastes, explosives, fireworks, controlled substances, propane tanks, smoke detectors, farm machinery oil, fire extinguishers, institutional wastes, needles, and potentially infectious medical wastes.

America Recycles Day

This event is a way to engage community volunteers to pitch in and clean up litter in Champaign.  This event helps remind us all to be responsible citizens and to put trash and recycling in their proper place. Click here for more details about America Recycles Day. 

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