Health Department
9500 Belmont
Franklin Park, IL 60131
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Director of Health and Human Resources
Lisa Anthony
(847) 671-8240
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Business License Clerk
Barbara Collins
(847) 671-8240
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"Effective January 1, 2012 many electronic devices were banned from going into landfills and the Village's waste hauler cannot pick up these items. In response the Village has opened an e-recycling site that is FREE to all Franklin Park residents, schools and businesses! Electronic items can be dropped off in the recycling container at:

9364 Franklin Avenue (directly north of Franklin & Martens intersection)
Monday through Friday 7:30am to 3:00pm
(Closed on Village Holidays)

When dropping off, please place your items inside the cardboard containers.

Acceptable Items for Recycling

Monitors – Laptops – TVs – Computers – Printers – Cell Phones – Stereos Game consoles – Phones – DVD & VCR players – Scanners – Copiers PDAs – Keyboards & Mice – Fax Machines – MP3/iPod players Other peripherals – Terminals (green screen) – Mutilfunction machines All other computer parts – Electric Typewriters - UPS Batteries Electric Cash Registers – Microwaves – Toaster Ovens Curling Irons – Hair Dryers – Electronic Tools

Click here to see a list of items not accepted with electronic recycling: 

Garbage removal is generally conducted on Mondays throughout the village. Garbage disposal is contracted with a scavenger company to remove residential garbage, recycling and yard waste.

To find out more about garbage and refuse collection, please contact the Health Department:

9500 Belmont Avenue
Franklin Park, Illinois 60131
Phone (847) 671-8240
Fax (847) 671-8238
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Recycling Program

The Village of Franklin Park encourages its residents to reduce their waste by taking advantage of the recycling program. Recycling collection is on the same day as garbage collection. Please have your carts out by 6:00am. Recycling does not need to be separated. All approved recyclables may be mixed together. Please rinse all items and flatten all boxes.

Accepted Items

Mixed paper (advertisements, junk mail, office paper, gift wrap, paper bags, stationery, envelopes)
Magazines, catalogs, phone books
Paper back books (no hard covers)
Chipboard such as gift boxes, tissue boxes and food boxes
Glass bottles and jars (clear, brown, green)
Aluminum, tin or steel cans, including empty aerosol cans and paint cans
Plastic containers coded #1 through #7 (except #6)
Plastic 6-pack rings
Milk cartons, juice cartons and juice boxes

Items Not Accepted


Polystyrene foam materials (coded #6) such as drinking cups, plates, egg cartons
Packing peanuts, foam packing blocks
Plastic bags, cereal bags, plastic wrap
Mirrors, window glass, Pyrex glass or dinnerware
Cardboard soiled with food residue
Pots and pans
Gas cans or other items containing hazardous chemicals

Garbage & Recycling Survey

Please click the link below to view the results of our recent survey to get residents' feedback on proposed garbage, refuse and recycling collection:

2011 Garbage & Recycling Survey Results (requires Adobe Reader)

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