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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.

Electronics may be taken to the locations listed on the electronics recycling section of our website.

August Events

August 27, 2016 - Shred4Rescues - Citadel Information Management, 827 Blackhawk Dr., Westmont from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. There is a $3.00/bag or box fee for the shredding services. For more information call 630-323-1540.

August 27, 2016 - Republic Bank - 2221 Camden Court, Oak Brook from 10 a.m. - noon. Bring a non-perishable food or monetary donation for the charity PRC. 

September Events

September 10, 2016 - York Township Shred Event - York Township parking lot, 1502 S. Meyers Rd., Lombard from 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. Shredding available until truck is full. 

September 17, 2016Roselle Recycles Event - Village of Roselle, Metra Station - 8:30 a.m. to noon - click here for flyer.

September 24, 2016 - Village of Bensenville Shred Event - 717 E. Jefferson, Bensenville from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Up to 5 boxes/bags accepted. Open to all DuPage County Residents. 

September 24, 2016 - Village of Lombard Recycling Extravaganza - 255 E. Wilson Ave, Lombard from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Lombard residents only. Accepted items

October Events

October 1, 2016 - Winfield Township Recycling Extravaganza & Shred Event - Winfield Township Road District Facility, 30W575 Roosevelt Road, West Chicago from 9 a.m. - noon.  Winfield Township Recycling Flyer - English(1)Winfield Township Recycling Flyer - Spanish(1)

October 15, 2016 - Glen Ellyn Shred Event - Glenwood Municipal lot, Glenwood and Crescent from 9 a.m. - noon.

October 22, 2016 - Nat'l Drug Take Back Day - Various Locations from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Ongoing Collections

Electronic Recycling

Visit our Electronics Recycling webpage,, to see a current listing of electronic recycling locations and items accepted.  

Cooking Oil Recycling

Visit and select cooking oil/grease for current drop-off locations, times and other pertinent information.