The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

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.

April Events

  • City of Wheaton Recycling Extravaganza:  Commuter Parking Lot at Liberty Drive & Carlton Avenue, Wheaton, Saturday, April 11, 2015, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. City of Wheaton  
  • Elmhurst College Recycling Extravaganza:  Walter Street parking lot at Elmhurst College, 1900 Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst - Saturday, April 18, 2015, 8 a.m. - noon. Elmhurst College
  • Village of Glendale Heights Electronics Recycling Event:  Glendale Heights Public Works, 1615 Glen Ellyn Road, Glendale Heights - Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8 a.m. - noon. Village of Glendale Heights
  • Village of Glen Ellyn Electronics Recycling Event:  Duane/Lorraine Municipal Commuter Parking Lot, Glen Ellyn - Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Village of Glen Ellyn at 630-469-5000.
  • City of Wood Dale Green Fair:  Georgetown Square Shopping Center, Wood Dale, Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. City of Wood Dale

May Events

  • Village of Itasca Recycling Event:  Commuter lot across from 308 W Irving Park Road, Itasca - Saturday, May 2, 2015, 8 a.m. - noon.
  • Woodridge Rotary Recycling Extravaganza:  Cypress Cove Family Aquatic Park, 8301 Janes Avenue, Woodridge - Saturday, May 16, 2015, 8 a.m. - noon. Woodridge Rotary Club
  • Wayne Township Reuse/Recycle Event:  Wayne Township, 27W031 North Avenue, West Chicago - Saturday, May 30, 2015, 9 a.m. - noon.  Wayne Township Recycle Event

Ongoing Events

SCARCE Environmental Education - ongoing workshops & training - Glen Ellyn, IL 630-545-9710  

  • Teacher Training
  • Community Group Education
  • Recycling Opportunities, visit  SCARCE for more information.
  • SCARCE offers Holiday Light Recycling all year long. Click SCARCE for more information.