Mundelein Public Works and Engineering and Elgin Recycling is hosting the annual holiday lights recycling program. Anyone interested in recycling their used holiday lights can bring their items to one of the following locations between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday from now through January 31, 2023.
Holiday Lights Recycling Locations:
Village Hall, 300 Plaza Circle
Public Works and Engineering Facility, 801 Allanson Road
Fire Station #1, 1000 N. Midlothian Road
Police Department, 221 N. Lake Street (lower level)
Only the light strands themselves will be taken; bulbs do not have to be removed from the strands but should be removed from boxes and/ or plastic.
Please Note: Lawn ornaments, other holiday decorations, or light strands connected to wreaths, garlands, or other material cannot be accepted. Residents dropping lights off at the Village Hall are limited to two 25-foot strands or equivalent length.
If you have any questions or bulk drop-offs, please contact Public Works and Engineering 847-949-3270.