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Blue Cart Recycling

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A friendlier, more informative recycling education campaign is about to hit Chicago's alleys.

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Reycling programs across the country are dealing with record amounts of contamination, a report says.

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Boxes are recyclable, bubble wrap isn't — but Pinterest has reuse ideas.

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Streets & San is piloting the use of a "blue cart buddy" bag to boost recycling participation.

Bucktown »

Confusion reigned as the city switched to "bagless" recycling. "Stick to basics," recycling chief urged.

Norwood Park »

Garbage will not be picked up on Christmas Day or New Year's Day, Ald. Napolitano's office said.

Lincoln Square »

In our ongoing series about recycling mistakes, we tackle dos and don'ts when it comes to paper.

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Did you know you're supposed to recycle some lids separate from their container? We've got the details.

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Starting Jan. 1, recycleables must be placed loose in blue carts, Streets & Sanitation announced.

Lincoln Square »

Those plastic cell packs aren't recyclable, even if they're stamped with a recycling symbol.

River North »

"My Building Doesn't Recycle!" catalogs information about buildings without recycling services.

Downtown »

The city wants to stop residents from putting banned items in the blue carts, like greasy pizza boxes.

Jefferson Park »

Residents of the 41st and 45th wards will be among the last in the city to receive blue carts.

Chinatown »

The city said delivery of recyling carts is set to begin Oct. 7.

Dunning »

The carts will begin arriving at homes in the 38th and 45th wards by the end of July.