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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.

September

September 24, 2022; Hanover Park Recycles; Metra Station, 1975 W. Lake St; 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.  

September 24, 2022; Winfield Township Recycling Extravaganza; 30W575 Roosevelt Rd, West Chicago; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

September 29, 20222023 Outlook for Electric Vehicles in the Midwest; Virtual; 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

October

October 1, 2022Electronics/Textile Recycling - Bloomingdale Township; 6N030 Rosedale Ave; 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

October 1, 2022; Milton Township Recycling Extravaganza; 20W040 Poss St; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

October 8, 2022; City of Wheaton Electronics & Textile Recycling; 820 W. Liberty Drive.; 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. 

October 8, 2022Oaktoberfest; Maryknoll Park, 845 Pershing Avenue; 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

October 15, 2022Hanover Park- DuPage River Sweep; TBA; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

October 15, 2022Oaktober Celebration; Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road; 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

October 15, 2022Addison Recycling Event; 213 N Lombard Rd; 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Addison Residents Only

October 22, 2022; Darien Rotary Recycling Event; 1702 Plainfield Rd; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

October 29, 2022; City of Elmhurst Electronics & Textile Recycling; 985 S. Riverside Dr.; 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

October 30, 2022; Owl-O-Ween; Springbrook Nature Center, 130 Forest Ave, Itasca; 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

November

November 4-6, 2022Pumpkin Smash; See website for locations and details

November 5, 2022; Addison Township Highway Dept Electronics & Textile Recycling; 411 W. Potter St., Wood Dale; 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

November 12, 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.