Environment and Sustainability

Environment and Sustainability Division Overview

The Environmental and Sustainability Division of DuPage County leads the County's waste, recycling, and green initiatives. The goal of the Environmental and Sustainability Division is to protect the public's health, well-being, natural resources, and safety by providing environmental initiatives, plans, and information. Information on recycling and disposal locations, recycling/green events, and other programs are listed here. The 2011 Environmental Progress Report lists the County's accomplishments, goals, and ongoing programs. 

Solar Switch Chicagoland

DuPage County is participating in the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) and Citizens Utility Board’s (CUB) Solar Switch, a residential and commercial group purchasing opportunity. In this program a reverse-auction is held with qualified installers and the best price wins the auction. To learn more, visit  

Recycling & Green Events

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