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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.


December 10, 2022City of Wheaton Electronics & Textile Recycling; 820 W. Liberty Drive.; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

December 11, 2022; Holiday Market at The Plant; 1400 W. 46th St., Chicago; 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

December 17, 2022Village of Lisle Electronics & Textile Recycling; 925 Burlington Ave., Commuter Parking Lot B; 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.


January 14, 2022City of Wheaton Electronics & Textile Recycling; 820 W. Liberty Drive.; 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. 

Special or Ongoing Collections

Christmas Tree Drop Off: January 2nd through the 13th; Monday-Friday; 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.; $5 per tree

  • Midwest Compost, 1195 W Washington St #2650, West Chicago; 
  • Midwest Compost, 1320 Spaulding Rd, Elgin

Used Cooking Oil Collection - 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.; DuPage County Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility; 7900 S. Route 53, Woodridge, IL - Check in at office.

Electronics, Textiles, Holiday Lights, Books, Crayons, Music Instruments & Other  

Additional events listed in the calendar below.