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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Environmental Division

Welcome to the Environmental Division section of the County's website where Waste, Recycling and Green Initiatives are found. Our aim is to inform the public about environmental issues impacting their health, well-being and safety and provide recycling opportunities to both residents and businesses.

The categories in this section are full of great resource for identifying recycling and disposal locations and learning about green buildings, water conservation and energy efficiency.

Additionally, the County is a recognized leader in addressing environmental concerns. The 2011 Environmental Progress Report lists many of our accomplishments and ongoing programs. The County is proud of its green achievements and we will continue to be on the forefront of environmental issues.

 

Recent News

     National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them

    Ten years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as “National Pollinator Week” marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations. Pollinator Week has now grown into an international celebration of the valuable ecosystem services provided by bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles.

    The Pollinator Partnership is proud to announce that June 19-25, 2017 has been designated National Pollinator Week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of the Interior.

    2017 Pollinator Week

     

     

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        Phone:
        630-407-6700

        Fax:
        630-407-6702

        Office Hours:
        8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
        Monday - Friday

        Email:
        recycle@dupageco.org