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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Green Initiatives - Recycling & GREEN Events and Calendar

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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.

Important note - DuPage County  will NOT be collecting paint in 2019. Paint will NOT be accepted at the site. The facility is video monitored and residents leaving paint at the site may be prosecuted.  

May Events

May 23, 2019 - Solar Power Hour Lisle Library District - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.; 777 Front St., Lisle (flyer)

May 28, 2019 - Solar Power Hour Wheaton Library - 225 N. Cross St. Wheaton (flyer)

June Events

June 3, 2019 - Solar Power Hour Downers Grove Library; 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.; 1050 Curtiss St., Downers Grove (flyer)

June 5, 2019 - Solar Power Hour Indian Prairie Public Library; 7 - 8:30 p.m.; 401 Plainfield Rd., Darien (flyer)

June 8, 2019 - Citadel Shred Event - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; 827 Blackhawk Dr., Westmont

June 8, 2019 - Document Shredding Event Republic Bank of Chicago - 10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon; 2221 Camden Ct., Oak Brook. Open to the public. Shredding is free though the Bank welcomes donations of non-perishable goods to benefit the People's Resource Center.

June 11, 2019 - Solar Power Hour Elmhurst Public Library; 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.; 125 S. Prospect Ave., Elmhurst (flyer)

June 18, 2019 - Solar Power Hour Lemont Library; 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.; 50 E. Wend St., Lemont (flyer)

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.

Holiday Light Recycling - Various locations throughout DuPage County. Please check list for dates of operation.