Welcome to the Environmental Division section of the County's website where Waste, Recycling and Green Initiatives are found. Our aim is to inform the public about environmental issues impacting their health, well-being and safety and provide recycling
opportunities to both residents and businesses.
The categories in this section are full of great resource for identifying
recycling and disposal locations and learning about
water conservation and
Additionally, the County is a recognized leader in addressing environmental concerns. The
2011 Environmental Progress Report lists many of our accomplishments and ongoing programs. The County is proud of its green achievements and we will
continue to be on the forefront of environmental issues.
Important note about latex paint -
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. Information on other options can be found here.
Join Cool DuPage
Don’t forget to join the effort and find more tips at our Cool DuPage page.
Interested in Solar? Attend a Solar Power Hour for more information
Sessions being held at locations throughout DuPage. Visit the events page or download the flyer for more information.
The County has developed a clearinghouse of information regarding ethylene oxide and the Sterigenics Willowbrook facility. Please visit the page for further information.