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Wheaton Monthly Recycling Event

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2023


This event held on the 2nd Saturday of each month. It is open to any DuPage County resident.

Location:  Public Works Storage Yard, 820 W Liberty Drive, Wheaton (near the Wheaton Police Department)

Recycle electronics, liquid cooking oil, scrap metal, clothing and shoes at this event. Review details below.

New Safety Protocols:

  • All items must be in the trunk. Volunteers cannot enter the main cabin of the vehicle.
  • Do not exit your vehicle after entering.
  • All textiles should be placed in a clean plastic bag and small electronics should be in a cardboard box. Cooking oils should be in a sealed container. Loose textiles and small electronic items will not be accepted.
  • Participants who are experiencing any respiratory illness or have ill family members are asked to stay at home.
Accepted Electronics

**Fee applies for all televisions and monitors: $25-$35 based on size. PrePay online eWorks Payment Portal or provide exact cash on-site (no change provided).

AdaptorsComputers (CPUs, tablets, batteries)MainframesSatellite Receivers
BallastsCords & CablesMiceScanners
BlendersDigital Converter BoxesMicrowavesSmall Scale Servers
Cable / Converter Boxes and ReceiversDocking StationsModemsSpeakers - no large wood speakers
CamerasDVD Players and RecordersMonitors** (fee applies)Stereos
CD PlayersFans (metal fans only)PDA OrganizersTablets
Cell PhonesFax MachinesPhonesToasters
Christmas LightsHard DrivesPortable Digital Music PlayersTVs/Televisions** (fee applies)
Circuit BoardsHumidifiersPower SuppliesVacuums (no cloth bags)
Coffee Pots (not the glass part)KeyboardsPrintersVCRs, Video Game Consoles
Computer DrivesLaptopsProjectorsWire
Not Accepted

No air conditioners, cassettes/VHS/DVDs/CDs, hazardous waste, household chemicals, light bulbs, large home appliances, liquids or gases, mercury-containing devices, smoke detectors, thermometers/thermostats, white goods

Clothes & Household Textile Recycling

Accepted items: clothing – shoes – accessories – bedding – towels – toys – purses – rags – other household textiles

All clothing and textiles must be bagged. Items may be in any condition, however, no items with motor oil or oil-based paint/wood stains are accepted.

More info here.



Wheaton Public Works Storage Yard
820 W. Liberty Drive
Wheaton, 60187
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