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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Waste, Recycling and Green Initiatives


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..

April Events

April 24, 2021 - Clarendon Hills Recycling Event; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. ; Walker Elementary School, 120 Walker Ave., Clarendon Hills

April 24, 2021 - Schaumburg Recycling Event; 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Wintrust Field, 1999 S. Springinsguth Rd., Schaumburg

April 24, 2021 - Elmhurst Electronics Recycling; 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 985 S. Riverside Dr., Elmhurst

May Events

May 1, 2021 - Addison Twp Electronics Recycling; 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 411 W. Potter St., Wood Dale

May 8, 2021 - Itasca Green Day/Doc. Shred; 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Itasca Metra Commuter Parking Lot. Shredding open to all DuPage Co. residents.

May 8, 2021 - Woodridge Rotary Doc.Shred/Recycling Extravaganza; 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.; Cypress Cove Aquatic Park, 8301 Janes Ave, Woodridge. Shredding open to all DuPage Co. residents.

May 8, 2021 - Wayne Twp Electronics Recycling; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 27w031 North Ave., Carol Stream 

May 15, 2021 - Compost Bin/Rain Barrel Sale Pick-up; 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Mayslake Peabody Estate, 171 W. 31st St., Oak Brook

Save the Date

June 5, 2021; Free Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event; 309 N. River St., Aurora

Many additional events are also listed in the calendar below. 

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.