Recycling Drop-Off Center
Public Works Service Center, 180 Fort Hill Drive

The City of Naperville's Recycling Drop-Off Center is located at the northwest corner of the Public Works Service Center property. Residents wishing to drop off items for recycling should enter from the one-way drive off of Fort Hill Drive. A map of the location is below.

Since 1971, the City of Naperville has provided its residents with a Recycling Drop-Off Center. This service is free and provided through the city's contract with Resource Management.

Residents may take materials to the city’s drop-off recycling center at 180 Fort Hill Dr., Naperville, IL (see map below). The drop-off center accepts materials on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Please access the relocated recycling center from the one-way drive off of Fort Hill Drive.

The Household Hazardous Waste Facility hours are Saturday and Sundays (Closed Holidays) from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Recycling Center Map  

No vehicle larger than a pick-up truck or van will be permitted to drop off materials; no box trucks.

If you have any questions regarding recyclable materials, please call Republic Services at (630) 892-9294 or Public Works at (630) 420-6095.

Recyclable Items, Scrap Metal and Holiday Light Recycling

The drop-off center also accepts recyclable metals. S&S Metal Recyclers placed a scrap metal container at the site for residents and businesses interested in recycling metals that are not accepted in their regular services. The service is free, and no money is paid to participants for any materials taken at the site. An attendant is on-site to help residents and to answer any questions.

Materials accepted at the drop-off center are divided into these categories:

Paper Products

  • Newspaper
  • Advertisements
  • Junk Mail
  • Magazines
  • Catalogs
  • Phone Books
  • Books (notebooks, novels, hard or soft textbooks; residents are encouraged to donate items in good condition.) 
  • Office Paper
  • Post-It Notes™
  • Gift Wrap
  • Paper Bags
  • Chipboard Boxes Such as Gift Boxes, Tissue Boxes, including Frozen Food Boxes and Cereal Boxes,
  • Corrugated Cardboard Boxes (flattened)
  • Shredded Paper (in clear plastic bags only)


  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Aluminum Cans, Foil, and Trays
  • Tin or Steel Cans, Including Empty Aerosol Cans and Paint Cans
  • Plastic Containers numbered #1 through #7 (except #6)
  • Plastic 6-Pack Rings
  • Milk Cartons and Drink Boxes

Scrap Metal

  • Cast Iron
  • Aluminum or Steel Scrap Pieces
  • Metal Drain Spouts
  • Metal Siding
  • Metal Fencing
  • Metal Pipes
  • Metal Fixtures
  • Metal Hangers

Holiday Lights Recycling 
In partnership with Elgin Recycling, the City of Naperville provides a holiday lights recycling program. Please review the program webpage for information about accepted lights and program dates. 

Household Hazardous Waste 
Residents are reminded to use the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off facility for recycling oil-based and alkyd paints, pesticides, automotive fluids and other toxic household products.