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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Green Initiatives - Recycling & GREEN Events

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The information below on recycling & green events is provided as a service to the residents of DuPage County. Inclusion is not intended as an endorsement of any of company or event, nor has the County purposely excluded any additional events. The events listed below are open to the public(unless otherwise indicated). No hazardous waste, fluorescent bulbs, paint, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, or air conditioners will be accepted at any events.

April Events

April 17 - April 30, 2017 - Car Seat Recycling Target Corporation & TerraCycle Car Seat Recycling; Various locations. 

April 22, 2017 - Glen Ellyn Earth Day & Recycling Extravaganza 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. - Duane & Lorranie Parking Lot.

April 22, 2017 - Glendale Heights Recycling Extravaganza 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. - GH2O Aquatic Center Parking Lot;  240 Civic Center Plaza. Event Flyer

April 22, 2017 - Lisle Township Shred Day  9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. - 4711 Indiana Ave., Lisle. Regular staples and small clips do not need to be removed.  All other binding must be removed.  Residents may drop off documents or watch documents being shred at the event. 

April 22, 2017 - Schaumburg Recycling Event  10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Boomers Stadium West Lot; 1999 s. Springinsguth Rd.

April 22, 2017 - Elk Grove Village Earth Day Recycling Event  8 a.m. - 11 a.m., Elk Grove High School Parking Lot. 

April 22, 2017 - Bolingbrook Bank & Trust Document Shred Event  10 a.m. - 12 noon; 198 S. Bolingbrook Dr.

April 27, 2017 - GreenTown presented by the Fox Valley Sustainability Network - Two Brothers Roundhouse; 205 N. Broadway, Aurora
GreenTown brings together the public and private sectors to connect the dots and work together to create healthy, sustainable communities across the Midwest.

April 29, 2017 - Elmhurst College Recycling Event 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Elmhurst College; Prospect Ave. and Walter St.

April 29, 2017 - Illinois Prairie Path - Annual Earth Day Trail Cleanup 9 a.m. - 12 noon

April 29, 2017 - Friends of the Great Western Trails Clean Up 9 a.m. - 12 noon

May Events

May 6, 2017 - Itasca Green Day - Itasca Commuter Parking Lot Irving Park Rd. & Willow St. - 8 a.m. to 12 noon
Accepting gently used clothing, boots, hats, gloves, linens, blankets, towels; electronics with limit of one CRT TV or monitor per vehicle no limit on other electronics, paper shredding also available on site. Visit Village of Itasca website for more information.

May 6, 2017 - Annual Paper Shredding Event - Berkshire Hathaway Starck Real Estate - 181 S. Bloomingdale Rd., Bloomingdale - 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. 4 bag limit, Bag size no larger than a 13 gallon bag; shredded on site; Two lanes - 1) Express; 2) Non Express. See flyer for more details.

May 13, 2017 - Woodridge Rotary Club Recycling Extravaganza 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., Cypress Cove Family Aquatic Park - 8301 Janes Ave., Woodridge

May 13, 2017 - Park Pride Recycling Extravaganza 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Addison Community Park - 120 E. Oak St., Addison.

Cooking Oil Recycling

Multiple locations throughout DuPage County.  Visit the SCARCE website for more information.