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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.


January 28, 2023City of Elmhurst Quarterly Electronics & Textile Recycling;  985 S. Riverside Dr.; 8 a.m. - 12 p.m


February 11, 2023City of Wheaton Electronics & Textile Recycling; 820 W. Liberty Drive.; 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. 

February 23, 2023Native Landscaping: Intro to Native Gardening; Virtual Webinar; 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. $10 per person

Special or Ongoing Collections

Christmas Tree Drop OffThis link provides a list of 2022/2023 collections taking place this season for both unincorporated and incorporated DuPage County residents. All stands, lights and decorations must be removed 

    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. Cooking oil collection is temporarily suspended during construction

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

    Additional events listed in the calendar below.