News Release

City of Chicago Recycling Ordinance

The City of Chicago has recently updated its recycling ordinance. Beginning January 1, 2017, the City now requires all commercial, industrial, residential apartment/multi-family properties in the City limits to have a recycling program or potentially face daily fines. Included below is a link to the City's ordinance and requirements document.

As one of the largest recycling collection and processing companies in the state, Groot Industries is uniquely positioned to help you. Please call or fill out a contact form on the below link to have one of our professional team members develop a comprehensive recycling collection program that meets the requirements of the City of Chicago.

Chicago Recycling Ordinance link.


You can learn How and What to Recycle at Recycling 101.


To request more information about your specific needs, Contact Us



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