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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Environmental Division

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 green buildings, water conservation and energy efficiency.

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.

Recent News -Draft DuPage County Solid Waste Management Plan Five Year Update 2017

DuPage County has released the DuPage County Solid Waste Management Plan Five Year Update for public comment through November 17, 2017. Comments can be sent to recycle@dupageco.org.

Recycling Center Closing - December 8th

The Waste Management recycling center located at 550 N. Center Avenue in Carol Stream will no longer be open for recycling drop offs.  Residents are encouraged to work with their waste hauler to identify any available recycling services that might be available. 

View the recently released Construction and Demolition Recycling brochure!

Construction and demolition debris is one of the top categories of waste heading to IL landfills.  You can choose to recycle instead.  View the brochure for more information.

Join Us!

Don’t forget to join the effort and find more tips at our Cool DuPage page.

 

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Contact Us

Phone:
630-407-6700

Fax:
630-407-6702

Office Hours:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Email:
recycle@dupageco.org