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.

May Events

  • 4th Annual Green Drives Green-vehicle Conference and Expo:  DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton - Thursday, May 28, 2015, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Chicago Area Clean Cities
  • Wayne Township Reuse/Recycle Event:  Wayne Township, 27W031 North Avenue, West Chicago - Saturday, May 30, 2015, 9 a.m. - noon.  Wayne Township Recycle Event

June Events

  • Citadel - Shred 4 Rescues:  Citadel Information Management (parking lot), 827 Blackhawk Drive, Westmont - Saturday, June 20, 2015, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Citadel Shred Event

 Ongoing Events

Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility (Latex Paint Recycling), 7900 S Route 53, Woodridge - June 15, 2015 - July 15, 2015, Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Saturday, July 11, 2015, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. DuPage County Latex Paint Recycling

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.