Each year nearly 1500 students participate in our recycling education program. Students and community groups benefit from our exciting classroom presentations and interactive on-site tours.
Your interactive recycling guide. Check if your everyday jars, jugs, tubs and containers are recyclable curbside.
Some items can be recycled at appropriate locations or should be disposed with special care.
Hard to Handle Items
Find answers to your questions about disposing bulk items, appliances, hazardous waste, electronics, batteries and more. Join us in our environmental commitment to responsible waste management.
Sorting hundreds of tons of your recyclables each day is no small process. We can handle it. Diversified Recycling is one of the largest recycling facilities in the Midwest.
Three transfer stations serve Illinois and Northwest Indiana. All sites are open to the public; accepting loads of garbage, yard waste, recycling and construction material.
Yard Waste Stickers
Locate your nearest business or Homewood Disposal location to purchase yard waste stickers.
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
Leveraging the power of compressed natural gas is part of our commitment to the next generation. Clean burning Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) has many advantages.
News and Blogs
Gain a new perspective with insightful and original news articles and blog posts. Events in your neighborhood, recycling updates, and the latest in industry advancements all in one place.
Wendy the Waste Truck
Wendy the Waste Truck, one of the largest mascots in the country, has helped create our successful recycling education program and has become a sought after attraction at many community events.
HDS Energy - CNG Fueling
HDS Energy provides compressed natural gas (CNG) public fueling to the Chicago transportation corridor. Pull up and fuel up at our Homewood, Illinois station.
Residential customers can schedule our special electronic waste pickup service online. Electronics are banned from landfills and this service provides a environmentally responsible option.