Green Initiatives - Recycling & GREEN Events and Calendar
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.
Provides information on locations that may be open for recycling drop off if it cannot be stored. A separate document has been created for options on Document Shredding as many events have been postponed until Fall, 2020.
More recycling locations reopening - check visit for more info https://www.dupageco.org/recycling/
October 17, 2020 - Elmhurst Latex Paint Recycling; Public Works, 985 S. Riverside Dr., Elmhurst; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October 24, 2020 - Village of Lisle Document Shredding; 925 Burlington Ave. Commuter Parking Lot C, Lisle; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October 24, 2020 - Downers Grove Latex Paint Recycling; Sanitary District, 2710 Curtiss St., Downers Grove; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October 24, 2020 - U.S. DEA Drug Take Back Collection; Locations in Elmhurst, Westmont & Lombard; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit the website for details.
November 7, 2020 - Village of Glendale Heights Electronics & Clothing & Textile Recycling Event; GH2O Aquatic Center; 240 Civic Center Plaza; 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
November 14, 2020 - Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event; DuPage County Fairgrounds; 2015 Manchester Rd., Wheaton; 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Check back for details
Many additional events are also listed in the calendar below.
Choose DuPage Small Business Relief Grant Webinar Recording
SCARCE Earth Chats
ComEd Resource Center - Energy Efficiency Webinars
The Conservation Foundation Webinars and Recordings
Illinois Green Alliance, A USGBC Community COVID-19 Building Resources
Special or Ongoing Collections
Used Cooking Oil Collection - 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.; DuPage County Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility; 7900 S. Route 53, Woodridge, IL
- Visit the website for details.