Accepted Recyclable Material

Preparing Recyclables

Sorting recyclable materials is not required. Flood Brothers uses a single-stream collection system to pick up our recyclable materials.

  • Please be sure to rinse out and clean recyclable containers before placing them for collection.
  • Remove caps and place them in your recycling bin separately. Often these are made from different plastics and will need to be processed differently.

Commingled Containers

Recyclable plastic products are identifiable by the three arrow triangle surrounding a number and the plastic type abbreviation. The three arrow triangle is usually found on the bottom of the item.

Flood Recycling Guide

If you have any questions about whether or not an item is recyclable, contact Flood Brothers at (630) 261-0400. SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education) also has more information about curbside recycling on their website.