Lakewood Recycling Christmas Lights

A press release from the Village of Lakewood:

Holiday Lights Recycling

Don’t throw away your tangled, frayed or burned-out holiday lights this year!

In support of the Strategic Plan goal to be “green” mindful and sustainable, the Village will offer
recycling of holiday lights and extension cords. A receptacle will be available at Village Hall, 2500 Lake Avenue, through January 31, 2014. Items may be dropped off during business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Acceptable items are:Xmas Light recycling

  • Mini-lights (also known as Italian lights)
  • C7 lights
  • C9 lights
  • Rope lights
  • LED lights
  • Extension cords

Special thanks to Elgin Recycling for partnering with the Village to promote sustainability in the community. For further information contact Village Hall at (815) 459-3025.

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The Lakewood Village Hall is at the southwest edge of Crystal Lake, the lake.


Lakewood Recycling Christmas Lights — 2 Comments

  1. How exactly are these recycled?

    Is the plastic melted off the copper?

    Are light bulbs recyclable?

  2. Thank goodness someone came up with a plan for all the lights I have around.

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