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McHenry offers holiday lights recycling program

McHENRY – The city of McHenry, in conjunction with Elgin Recycling, is sponsoring a holiday lights recycling program.

Acceptable lighting consists of minilights (Italian lights), C7 lights, C9 lights, rope lights, LED lights and extension cords. All colors and lengths will be accepted.

Garland, live greens, wreaths or other nonrecyclable items will not be accepted in the program.

The city will accept holiday lighting through Jan. 31.

Recycling centers will be open Monday through Friday through Jan. 31 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the McHenry Municipal Center, 333 S. Green St., and from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Public Works site, 1415 Industrial Drive.

For information, call the Public Works Department at 815-363-2186.

– Northwest Herald

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