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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.

Please note that these events are subject to change due to concerns over COVID-19.  We will continue to post updates on closures. Check this webpage or the host community webpage for updated information.

CANCELLED March 21, 2020 - Village of Lisle Sustainable Saturday

April Events

CANCELLED April 4, 2020  - City of Wheaton Recycling Event; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Wheaton Commuter Parking Lot, Corner of Carlton & Liberty, Wheaton

April 18, 2020 - Lisle Township Document Shredding Event; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 4711 Indiana Ave., Lisle (Open to all County Residents)

April 18, 2020 - Lisle Park District Document Shredding Event; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Lisle Senior High School, 1800 Short St., Lisle

April 18, 2020 - Village of Glen Ellyn Recycling Event; 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; College of DuPage, parking lot #6, Glen Ellyn

CANCELLED April 18, 2020 - Elmhurst College Recycling Event; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Elmhurst College, 190 S Prospect Ave., Elmhurst

April 25, 2020 - Village of Glendale Heights Recycling Event; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; GH2O Aquatic Center, 240 Civic Centre Plaza, Glendale Heights

May Events

May 2, 2020 - Glen Ellyn Document Shredding Event; 10:00a.m -12:00 p.m.; Glen Ellyn Bank & Trust, 357 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn

May 2, 2020 - Village of Burr Ridge; check back for details.

May 2, 2020 - Village of Itasca Recycling Event; check back for details.

May 16, 2020 - Village of Villa Park Recycling Event; check back for details.



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.