Commercial Recycling

What to know before visiting your local recycling centers:

  • “Buy-back” items are recyclables that centers purchase from customers.
  • “Non buy-back” items are recyclables that centers will accept without reimbursement.
  • All containers should be rinsed.
  • Boxes should be flattened.

McLean County Recycling Centers

Center: Midwest Fiber, 422 White Oak Rd., Normal, 309-452-0064
Hours: Monday–Friday, 6:30 am–4:30 pm
Non buy-back items: Cardboard, newspaper, office paper, plastic bottles, tin cans, and glass* at their 24-hour drop box for residents. Will accept electronics for recycling from businesses. No hazardous waste.*Not glass alone — must be mixed with other materials.
Buy-back items:  Aluminum cans (only until 2:30 pm). Shredding service available.
Center: Behr Iron & Metal, 501 E. Stewart St., Bloomington, 309-828-6084
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7:30 am–4 pm; and Saturday 8 am–12 pm
Non buy-back items: Electronics
Buy-back items: Aluminum, copper, brass, iron, steel
Center: Twin City Wood Recycling, 1606 W. Oakland Avenue, Bloomington, 309-827-9663
Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 am–4 pm, Saturday 8 pm–12 am, Sunday 12 am-12 pm
Non buy-back items: Pallets, tree and brush wood and new construction debris that is not treated
Center: Pontiac Recyclers Inc, 1703 N. Aurora St., Pontiac, 815-844-6419
Hours: Call number.
Non buy-back items: Any grade of paper and cardboard.
Buy-back items: Scrap metal

Specialty Recycling Service Providers

Center: Confidential On-site Paper Shredding (C.O.P.S. Shredding), 422 S. White Oak Road, Normal, IL 61761, 309-452-0064.
Non buy-back items: Visit their website for details on their services

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