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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..

September Events

September 12 - 25, 2021; Car Seat Trade-in Event; Target stores 

September 25, 2021;  - Winfield Township Recycling Extravaganza; 30W575 Roosevelt Rd., West Chicago; 9 am to 12 pm

September 25, 2021; Bloomingdale Township Highway Dept Electronics & Textile Recycling; 6N030 Rosedale Ave., 8 am - 12 pm 

October Events

October 2, 2021; Hanover Park Recycles - 9 am to 1 pm; Metra Station, 1975 W. Lake St.

October 16, 2021; Village of Lisle Document Destruction Event; 9 am to 12 pm; Commuter Parking Lot C; 925 Burlington Ave., Lisle

November Events

November 12th & 13th, 2021; International Dark Association; Under One Sky Conference

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.