The unsightliness of the boxes, as well as the disarray of the piles of donated items that sometimes piled up around the boxes, were the major factors in the recent vote by the village board.
The only exception to the new ordinance will be organizations or companies maintaining the boxes on their own sites.
Filed under: Used Item Pickups
We’ve put together a list of local organizations in the Chicagoland area that accept gently used clothing and household goods for pickup. If we’re missing someone, please let us know. We’ll add it to the list!
Amvets Department of Illinois
708-396-8995 (Household items and clothing)
Vietnam Veterans of America
(800) 470-5133, (708) 371-4418