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.
- Chicago Community Gardeners Association (CCGA) - 3rd Annual Gathering: West Town Academy, 534 N Sacramento Boulevard, Chicago - Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Register at CCGA.
- MELA - The Conference 2015: Pathways - Stepping Stones to Sustainable Landscapes, The College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Boulevard, Room SRC2000, Glen Ellyn - Thursday, March 12, 2015, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Register at MELA.
- Choose DuPage - March Quarterly Communities Meeting: Energy, Infrastructure & Economic Development, PowerForward DuPage - IBEW Building, 28600 Bella Vista Parkway, Warrenville - Thursday, March 12, 2015, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Register at Choose DuPage.
- Village of Lisle Sustainable Saturday Recycling Event: Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle - Saturday, March 21, 2015, 9 a.m. - noon. Village of Lisle
- Earth Hour: Participants around the world will be turning off lights on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. to recognize the impact of energy consumption on our environment. Residents and businesses are invited to join the County in this worldwide effort. Earth Hour
- Energy Savers Forum for Small Business: Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Campus, Illinois Institute of Technology, 201 East Loop Road, Wheaton - Monday, March 30, 2015, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. To register please email email@example.com or call 630-682-6013.
- 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.
- 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.
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.