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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Green Initiatives - Recycling & GREEN Events

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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.

April Events

April 8, 2017 - Wheaton Document Shredding  9 a.m.- 1 p.m. - Commuter Parking Lot 9 (Corner of Carlton and Liberty). Free document shredding services available. Limit of 3 boxes (size of boxes should be the equivalent of standard copier paper/office boxes. 

April 22, 2017 - Glen Ellyn Earth Day & Recycling Extravaganza 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. - Duane & Lorranie Parking Lot.

April 22, 2017 - Glendale Heights Recycling Extravaganza

April 22, 2017 - Lisle Township Shred Day- 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. - 4711 Indiana Ave., Lisle. Regular staples and small clips do not need to be removed.  All other binding must be removed.  Residents may drop off documents or watch documents being shred at the event. 

April 27, 2017 - GreenTown presented by the Fox Valley Sustainability Network - Two Brothers Roundhouse; 205 N. Broadway, Aurora
GreenTown brings together the public and private sectors to connect the dots and work together to create healthy, sustainable communities across the Midwest.

April 29, 2017 - Elmhurst College Recycling Event

May Events

May 6, 2017 - Annual Paper Shredding Event - Berkshire Hathaway Starck Real Estate - 181 S. Bloomingdale Rd., Bloomingdale - 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. 4 bag limit, Bag size no larger than a 13 gallon bag; shredded on site; Two lanes - 1) Express; 2) Non Express. See flyer for more details.

Cooking Oil Recycling

Multiple locations throughout DuPage County.  Visit the SCARCE website for more information.