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Local Waste Disposal Facilities

Waste in our region is disposed of in landfills, transfer stations and compost facilities. Table 2 shows the distribution of these facilities by county.

Table 2: Waste Disposal Facilities in the Chicago Metro Region
Source: IEPA, 2006

County

Landfills

Transfer Stations

Compost Facilities

Cook

3

52

3

DuPage

2

2

0

Grundy

1

0

0

Kane

1

3

0

Kankakee

0

2

2

Kendall

0

0

1

Lake

2

7

5

McHenry

0

0

2

Will

2

6

3

Total

11

72

16

 

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