Green Initiatives - Recycling & GREEN Events
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.
June 30, 2016 - Composting: Building your garden from the ground up - Glen Ellyn Public Library, 400 Duane Street, Meeting Rooms A & B, Glen Ellyn from 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Glen Ellyn Public Library
July 31, 2016 - Gardenpalooza - Helen Plum Library, 110 W. Maple Street, Lombard from 1 pm. - 4 p.m.
Helen Plum Library
August 4, 2016 - DuPage Organic Garden Club - Carol Stream Public Library, 616 Hiawatha Drive, Carol Stream from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Carol Stream Public Library
August 18, 2016 - End of Summer Book Swap Party - Indian Prairie Public Library, North Pavilion in Darien Community Park, 7100 Clarendon Hills Rd, Darien from 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Indian Prairie Public Library
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.
Electronics Recycling webpage, ww.dupageco.org/ElectronicsRecycling/, to see a current listing of electronic recycling locations and items accepted.
Cooking Oil Recycling
www.dupageco.org/OnlineRecyclingGuide/ and select cooking oil/grease for current drop-off locations, times and other pertinent information.