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Roscoe Village »

Just 10 percent of Chicago's trash is recycled and kept out of landfills, officials said.

Back of the Yards »

Bag the green waste, call 311 to notify city crews you need a pickup and put it out with the trash.  

Lincoln Park »

Exchange your Christmas tree for free mulch at Fullerton Avenue and Cannon Drive.

Lincoln Park »

Ordinance taking effect Jan. 1 requires all buildings to have their own recycling programs.

Downtown »

The City Council approved a plan that supporters said will encourage more people to recycle.

Lincoln Park »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new partnership with the nonprofit Carton Council.

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.

Dunning »

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

Rogers Park »

Some Far North Side homes to get carts starting Monday, and pickups could begin as early as March 11.