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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: Downers Grove Native Tree and Shrub Sale;  5101 Walnut Ave; Order by 12 p.m. on May 26, 2022; Online order and pickup 

May: Downers Grove Rain Barrell Sale 2022; 5101 Walnut Ave; Online order and pickup only; Deadline to order is June 6th 

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; Lemont Shred Event; 12400 Archer Avenue; 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

May 21, 2022; Tea Time With Turtles; 419 Trout Farm Rd, Bolingbrook; 10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Free, just call to register.

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 6, 2022Downers Grove Native Tree and Shrub Sale;  5101 Walnut Ave; 2 p.m.- 6 p.m. Pickup only

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

June 11, 2022Schaumburg Environmental Fair; 1111 E. Schaumburg Road; 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

June 11, 2022; Village of Bartlett Document Shredding Event; Metra Parking lot, 101 E Bartlett Ave; 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. 

June 18, 2022; Lisle Residential Electronics & Cloth Recycling; 925 Burlington Ave. Commuter Parking Lot B.; 8 am - 12 pm;

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.

July

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