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My name is Jim Donelan and I am honored to serve as your Ward 9 Alderman.  I appreciate the opportunity to represent the residents of Ward 9 and the City of Springfield.

I want to hear from you!

Please take the time and visit my "Contact" page of this website and send me an email to let me know what is important to you.

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Thank you and all the best.

Jim Donelan


Thursday, December 23, 2021 6:23 PM

Holiday Curbside Recycling

As you unwrap your holiday gifts, there are certain items that willNOTbe accepted by any of the Springfield Waste Haulers for curbside recycling. Items that areNOTaccepted at curbside recycling include:
  • Bubble wrap
  • Styrofoam
  • Packing sealant
  • Ribbons, bows, foil wrapping paper
Customers of Republic Services and Waste Management
The following itemsAREacceptable for curbside recycling forRepublic ServicesandWaste Managementcustomers:
  • Paper wrapping paper
  • Tissue paper
  • Broken down cardboard boxes, either placed in the recycling bin or placed next to the bin
Customers of Lake Area Disposal
Lake Area DisposalwillNOTaccept any items related to holiday packaging or wrapping for curbside recycling.The only item acceptedmustbe taken to Lake Area’s Drop-Off Recycling Centerlocated at 2742 S. Sixth Street. The only item accepted from holiday wrapping isbroken down cardboard boxes. This drop-off service is only available to current Lake Area Disposal customers. All other wrapping materials must be disposed of in the garbage.
Do you have unused or broken holiday lights? No matter what holiday they are from, you can drop them off to the City of Springfield to be recycled for free. Boxes are located in the lobbies of Lincoln Library and also our Municipal Center West Building located at 300 S. 7th Street. This event is hosted by BLH Computers and donated proceeds go to Rotary Club of Springfield Sunrise.
BLH, the City’s provider for electronic recycling, isno longer providing online vouchers. Residents who are dropping off items for electronic recycling must bring a valid driver’s license or state ID. The address will be validated that it is within the corporate limits of the City of Springfield upon arrival before items are accepted.For questions about the process, please contact BLH at 217.585.1580.
If you have questions about any of the City’s Waste & Recycling programs, contact the City’s Office of Public Works at 217.789.2255 or visit the City’s Waste & Recycling webpage with questions about accepted items and items not accepted at curbside recycling are encouraged to call their Waste Hauler directly.

Sunday, November 21, 2021 1:22 PM

Report A Problem

Always feel free to contact me to discuss any issue.

(217) 741-7066

Or you can Report a problem on the City of Springfield's website, click here

Thank you!

Jim Donelan

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