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Wheaton Recycling Event CANCELED

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

In the interest of public health and safety this event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

This is a drive-thru recycling and disposal events for residents of DuPage County. Participation is free unless otherwise noted.

 

Accepted Items

  • Documents for shredding – paper only – Funded in part by DuPage County
    • Strict 3 box limit (size of standard copier paper/banker boxes).
    • Must remove binders, rubber bands, binder clips, page protectors, plastic bags, plastic file tabs, CDs and other hard items (they are fire hazard for shred truck!)
      • Staples and Paper Clips do not need to be removed.
  • Syringes: Collect your household-generated medical sharps (needles, syringes, lancets etc) in a thick plastic container such as a detergent bottle. Secure the lid with tape, label as “sharps” and bring to the Wheaton event for safe disposal. Offered in partnership with the DuPage County Sheriff.

    Good containers to collect/transport sharps from home.

  • Mercury Thermometers, Thermostats, and Barometers
  • Books collected by SCARCE
  • Bikes & Bicycle Parts
  • Hearing Aids & Eyeglasses
  • Latex Paint (fee-based): Recycle your old latex paint. Services provided by ePaint Recycling.

General Info

This is a drive-thru recycling and disposal events for residents of DuPage County. Participation is free unless otherwise noted. Residents can load up their car and then relax as volunteers unload the items they wish to recycle or donate. Events are held Saturday mornings.

Can’t make it to this event? View on-going electronics recycling opportunities around DuPage County

View our full list of recycling events.

Venue

Wheaton Commuter Parking Lot
Corner of Carlton and Liberty
Wheaton, IL United States
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SCARCE is closed to align with recommendations related to COVID-19. More Info