Recycling & GREEN Events in September
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Did You Know? Recycling one million laptops saves the energy equivalent to the electricity used by 3,657 US homes in a year
Green Initiatives – Recycling & GREEN Events in SeptemberThe 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 FREE and open to the public (unless otherwise indicated). No hazardous waste, fluorescent bulbs, paint, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, or air conditioners will be accepted at any events. http://www.dupageco.org/EDP/Waste_Recycling_and_Energy/1551/
Composting At Home Workshop - September 5, 2013 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. OR 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - SCARCE, 799 Roosevelt Road, Building 2, Suite 108, Glen Ellyn. For more info, or to register, visit the SCARCE website or call (630) 545-9710.
Lombard Recycling Event - September 21, 2013 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Lombard Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Avenue, Lombard.
For more information call (630) 620-5740.
Oak Brook Library Electronics Recycling Event For Residents - September 21, 2013 - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Oak Brook Public Library, 600 Oak Brook Road, Oak Brook. For more information call (630) 368-7702.
Hanover Park Recycling Event - September 28, 2013 - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Hanover Park Metra Commuter Lot, 1975 W. Lake Street, Hanover Park. For more information, or to volunteer, call (630) 823-5706.
Downers Grove Recycling Event - September 28, 2013 - 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Downers Grove Public Works Facility, 5101 Walnut Avenue, Downers Grove. Anyone who is interested in volunteering at this event can fill out a volunteer interest form. For more information, contact David Rauch at (630) 434-6811
Electronics Recycling Event For Residents - September 28, 2013 - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - First Congregational UCC Church, 235 Kenilworth, Elmhurst. For more info, call (630) 545.9710.
Below are environmental days of celebration taking place throughout the year. To learn about the history of these events or for more information, visit the organization website.
- September 4: National Wildlife Day
- September 22: Fall (Autumnal) Equinox
- September 22: World Car-Free Day