Date Issued: October 15, 2020
DuPage County has compiled a list of recycling opportunities for residents. Following is a list of local events:
October 17, 2020 - Westmont Document Shredding Fundraiser for Special Olympics500 N. Cass Avenue, Westmont, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
October 17, 2020 - Elmhurst Latex Paint RecyclingPublic Works, 985 S. Riverside Dr., Elmhurst; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October 24, 2020 - Village of Lisle Document Shredding 925 Burlington Ave. Commuter Parking Lot C, Lisle; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October 24, 2020 - U.S. DEA Drug Take Back Collection 500 N. Cass Avenue, Westmont, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
November 7, 2020 - Village of Glendale Heights Electronics & Clothing & Textile Recycling Event GH2O Aquatic Center; 240 Civic Center Plaza; 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
November 14, 2020 - Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event; DuPage County Fairgrounds2015 Manchester Rd., Wheaton (Entrance at County Campus); 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Textiles Recycling DuPage County has partnered with eWorks and RewearAble to collect clothing and textiles for reuse and recycling. Items not able to be reused will be turned into cleaning/painting rags or reused in insulation, packing material and carpeting. RewearAble is a non-profit that provides sustainable employment for adults with disabilities.
Acceptable items: clothing, sheets, bedding, towels and other household textiles in any condition. No heavily soiled items.
Drop off locations for textiles include:
Looking for other recycling events or environmental education opportunities? Check out DuPage County's recycling events page.
Contact: Larry McIntyreVillage of Westmont
Communications Director/Public Information Officer