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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..

June Events

June 12, 2021; Bensenville Document Shredding; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 717 E. Jefferson St., Bensenville - Open to ALL County residents.

June 12, 2021: Itasca Document Shredding; 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 411 N. Prospect Ave., Itasca

June 18, 2021; Naperville - Drive, Drop & Donate (Document Shredding & Electronics); 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; 1515 Bond Street, Naperville

June 21 - 27, 2021; DuPage Pollinators Bioblitz; Join the DuPage Monarch Project to log pollinators in DuPage

June 26, 2021; Glen Ellyn Document Shredding; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Duane/Lorraine Lot Parking Lot, 384 Duane St, Glen Ellyn

July Events

July 10, 2021; City of Wheaton Electronics Recycling; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 820 W. Liberty Dr., Wheaton

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

July 31, 2021; Addison Township Highway Dept. Electronics Recycling; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.; 411 W. Potter, Wood Dale

August Events

August 28, 2021; Save the Date - West Chicago High School 

September Events

September 11, 2021; Save the Date - Elmhurst University

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.