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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..

May Events

May 14 & 15, 2021 - Political Sign Recycling; (14th: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.)(15th: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.), DuPage County Campus, N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton

May 15, 2021 - Villa Park Spring Sweep; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Enter at Home Ave. & Harvard Ave., Villa Park

May 15, 2021 - Compost Bin/Rain Barrel Sale Pick-up; 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Mayslake Peabody Estate, 171 W. 31st St., Oak Brook

May 22, 2021 - Woodridge Christ the Servant Recycling Event; 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; 8700 Havens Dr., Woodridge

June Events

June 5, 2021; Free Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event; 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; 309 N. River St., Aurora

June 5, 2021;West Chicago Document Shredding; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Lot 1, 500 Main St., West Chicago

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.