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.
- Reduce Your Energy Costs: S&C Electric Company, 6601 N Ridge Boulevard, Chicago - Thursday, July 30, 2015, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Register now
- American Chartered Bank & Liberty Mutual Insurance Free Shredding Event: American Chartered Bank, 4685 Winfield Road, Warrenville - Friday, August 14, 2015, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. & Saturday, August 15, 2015, 10 a.m. - noon. American Chartered Bank Shred Event
- Northstar's Annual Community Picnic: Northstar Credit Union, 3S555 Winfield Road, Warrenville - Saturday, August 15, 2015, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Electronic Recycling and Shred Service)
- Free Shred Day: Darien Banking Center, 8301 S. Cass Avenue, Darien - Saturday, August 25, 2015, 10 a.m. - noon. (up to 3 boxes) 630-203-1653
- Oak Brook 6th Annual Recycling Day: Evergreen Bank Group, 1515 W. 22nd Street, Suite 100W, Oak Brook - Saturday, August 29, 2015, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Evergreen Bank Group
- 2015 Energy Efficiency Expo: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont - Wednesday, September 16, 2012, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Register now
- Hanover Park Annual Recycling Event: Hanover Park Metra Station, 1975 W. Lake Street, Hanover Park - Saturday, September 26, 2015, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Hanover Park Recycling Event
- 2nd Annual Kick Off Healthy Children's Month: (location to come) - Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 1 p.m. & 7 p.m. (more details coming soon)
- The Township of Winfield Recycling Extravaganza: Winfield Township Road District Facility, 30W575 Roosevelt Road, West Chicago - Saturday, October 3, 2015, 9 a.m. - noon. Winfield Township Recycling Event
Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility (Free Recycled Latex Paint), 7900 S Route 53, Woodridge - starting June 22, 2015, Mon - Fri , 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. DuPage County Latex Paint Recycling
- The paint will be filtered and re-blended into a variety of colors, types and finishes.
- Recycled paint will be distributed to residents for free during same hours at location.
- Paint is offered free of charge to any resident, business, non-profit, etc. in 5-gallon containers.
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.