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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.

July Events

July 20, 2019 - Solar Power Hour Winfield Library; 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 0S291 Winfield Rd., Winfield

July 23, 2019 - Solar Power Hour Free Webinar sponsored by Illinois Green Alliance ;12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

July 31, 2019 - Solar Power Hour Glen Ellyn Library; 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.; 400 Duane St., Glen Ellyn

August Events

August 1, 2019 - Solar Power Hour Naperville Municipal Center; 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.; 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville

August 12, 2019 - Solar Power Hour Bloomingdale Public Library; 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.; 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale

August 13, 2019 - 2019 Veterans Advanced Energy Summit; 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 1 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago; 

August 14, 2019 - Solar Power Hour DuPage County Admin Building; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.; 421 N County Farm Rd., Wheaton

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.