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 FREE and open to the public (unless otherwise indicated). No hazardous waste, fluorescent bulbs, paint, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, or air conditioners will be accepted at any events. 


November Events
  • November 1st - DuPage County & Village of Lombard - Residential Document Shredding Event - 9 a.m. to 12 noon
    Commuter parking lot; 101 S. Main St., Lombard

        Residents may bring up to 5 boxes or bags of documents for on-site shredding and recycling.  
         Staples and paperclips do not need to be removed. Binder clips, books, media disks, pens, pencils etc. must be removed.


December Events

  • December 8, 2014 - Illinois Recycling Grants Program Deadline for Applications
    The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s Bureau of Energy and Recycling is seeking applications from qualified entities for traditional recycling (paper fiber, plastic, metal, and glass) projects.Visit the DECO website for more information. 


Ongoing Events

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

  • Teacher Training
  • Community Group Education
  • Recycling Opportunities, visit the website for more information.

  Permaculture Certification & Courses - ongoing - McDonald Farm, Clow House, 10S404 Knoch Knolls Road, Naperville 

  • The Resiliency Institute is offering several courses and certifications on permaculture.  Topics include Edible Wild Plants Certificate, Feast on Flowers, Eat the Trees and Graze on Greens.  Courses and certifications are available for a fee. 
  • For more information, visit the website.

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