Recycling

Economy Disposal recycling facility

We own and operate 3 construction and demolition recycling facilities in the Chicagoland area:

MBL Recycling logo

Serving the northern suburbs since 2002
MBL Recycling
630 S. Hicks Road
Palatine, IL 60067
847-776-1500

Taz Recycling logo

Serving the southern suburbs since 2010
TAZ Recycling
5300 S. Lawndale Ave
McCook, IL 60505
708-924-9750

Aurora Recycling Center logo

Serving the western suburbs since 2019
Aurora Recycling Center
213 Mettel Road
Aurora, IL 60505
708-924-9750

All facilities are family run and operated looking to make our planet green and reduce the carbon footprint. We hand separate and recycle the materials that can be reused. Proper management and reduction of the amount of the construction waste that is thrown away can conserve resources and preserve the environment.

Each facility is an IEPA permitted facility. Over 75% of our inbound materials are recycled in compliance with the EPA Section 22.38. We are local and open to the public from homeowners to general contractors and we are open everyday except for Sunday and all federal holidays.

Economy Disposal truck at a recycling facility

Recyclable materials we accept:

  • Shingles
  • Wood
  • Drywall
  • Cardboard
  • Paper
  • Plastics
  • Concrete
  • Bricks
  • Asphalt
  • Dirt
  • All Metals – Iron, Steel, Copper, etc
  • Batteries – $10 per battery
  • Tires – $10 per tire

Materials we can not accept:

  • Wet Paint Cans
  • No Liquids – Gas, Oil, etc
  • Grass Clippings
  • Asbestos
  • Hazardous Liquids

We are also members of the Illinois Recycling Association, who is the collective voice for recycling on critical waste management issues facing this state. The Illinois Recycling Association’s mission is to encourage the responsible use of resources by promoting Waste Reduction, Re-Use and Recycling.