As part of our Christian responsibility to care for God’s creation, Gary Church has operated a Styrofoam recycling ministry for several years, with the goal to keep this useful but non-degradable material out of our landfills. Increased online purchasing has exacerbated the desire by all to reduce
Our bi-monthly recycling collection is currently suspended. We encourage you to continue collecting Styrofoam and to take it to the Dart Container Corporation 24/7 public recycling center, 310 Evergreen Dr., North Aurora. You will need to sort packing material and rinsed food containers.
To find out more about recycling in your community, go to your city’s website and search “recycling” or find links to the city and county webpages below.
QUIZ: CAN THESE BE RECYCLED IN YOUR CURBSIDE RECYCLING CAN?
Cardboard egg cartons
Clean aluminum foil
Bags that contained flour or
Remember that #6 plastic (Styrofoam) is one of the things you cannot place in curbside recycling. We hope to be able to resume our collection of this product again soon.
~Elaine McCluskey and the Styrofoam Recycling Team
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