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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 21, 2022; Carol Stream Pond & Stream Sweep; see link for locations; 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

May 21, 2022Fox River Clean-Up; Blackard Skate and Bike Park, 411 S. River St.; 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

May 21, 2022; Villa Park Spring Sweep; 20 S Ardmore Ave; 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

May 21, 2022Westmont Public Library Gardening Expo & New Gardening Club; 428 N. Cass Ave; 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

May 28, 2022Woodridge Christ the Servant Church Recycling Event; 8700 Havens Drive; 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

June Events

June 4, 2022; Village of Bensenville Electronics Recycling & Document Shredding Event;  717 E. Jefferson Street; 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. 

June 4, 2022West Chicago Rain Barrel Program; METRA Station, 508 Main Street; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 

June 11, 2022City of Wheaton Electronics & Textile Recycling; 820 W. Liberty Drive.; 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

June 21, 2022; Solar Power Hour; Virtual; 2 p.m.- 3 p.m.

June 22, 2022; Solar Power Hour; DuPage Event Center & Fairgrounds Complex, 2015 Manchester Rd, N County Farm Rd; 7 p.m.- 8 p.m.

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.

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

Additional events listed in the calendar below.