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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.



January 10, 2017 - Be Green, Save Green Community Workshop -  SCARCE, 799 Roosevelt Rd, Glen Ellyn from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This workshop is aimed at homeowners and will cover various ways to save water, energy, and money. 

January 19, 2017 - DuPage Environmental Summit- Landscaping for a Healthier Life, NIU Naperville Campus from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Summit will focus on what we can do on our home and business landscapes to save water and every and create a healthy and healing environment for ourselves and our community. Register here.


Many municipalities are collecting holiday lights for recycling.  Visit the SCARCE website to see if your community is participating.  Holiday lights can also be taken to any of the DuPage County electronics recycling locations.


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