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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Green Initiatives - Recycling & GREEN Events and Calendar

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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.

Spring Cleaning Information during COVID

Provides information on locations that may be open for recycling drop off if it cannot be stored. A separate document has been created for options on Document Shredding as many events have been postponed until Fall, 2020. 

More recycling locations reopening - check visit for more info

August Events

August 6, 2020 - Solarize Chicagland 2020 Westmont Public Library; Online webinar; 7 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.Visit website for more details on the group purchasing program and additional webinar dates.

August 11, 2020 - Martes 1:00-2:00 PM Hora de Energía Solar (haga clic para registrarse)

August 15, 2020 - Wayne Township Document Shredding; 27w031 North Ave., West Chicago; 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. This event is open to all DuPage residents.

September Events

September 12, 2020 - Woodridge Document Shredding; Check back for more details. 

September 12, 2020 - Wood Dale Document Shredding; Check back for details. 


Many additional events are also listed in the calendar below. 

Choose DuPage Small Business Relief Grant Webinar Recording

SCARCE Earth Chats

ComEd Resource Center - Energy Efficiency Webinars

The Conservation Foundation Webinars and Recordings

Illinois Green Alliance, A USGBC Community COVID-19 Building Resources

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.