Saturday, April 22 | 9 am – 1 pm
Duane and Lorraine (Lot West of Library)
Bring a wide variety of recyclable items to this event to ensure they are reused in lieu of going to the landfill. There is NO electronic recycling this year.
- Batteries Plus: Non-mercury batteries, car-truck-boat-motorcycle-sump pump-laptop-UPS
- Boy Scouts of America: American flags
- Epaint Recycling Solutions: Fee Charged — Latex: $2/gallon, $10/five-gallon; Oil-based: $8/gallon, $20/five-gallon. Payment cash/credit. No non-architecture paint, spray cans, solvents or leaking cans accepted
- Fluorecycle, Inc.: Fee Charged — .50 cents per bulb, accepting only 12 bulbs per car; CFLs and 4’ fluorescent lamps only
- The GardenWorks Project: Trowels, hand cultivators, rakes, hoes, pitchforks, shovels, watering cans, vegetable gardening books for adults/kids. No tomato cages or fences accepted
- Habitat for Humanity: Cabinets, doors (solid core only), electrical and light fixtures, flooring, windows, window AC, mill-work/lumber, working tools
- Lion’s Club: Eyeglasses, hearing aids, printing cartridges
- Salvation Army: Clothing, home goods, cell phones
- SCARCE: Books, records, buttons, rulers, yarn, crayons
- Working Bikes: Working bikes, accessories, helmets
NOT ACCEPTING: Prescription drugs, hazardous waste/chemicals, mercury thermometers, stereo speakers in wooden boxes. NO ELECTRONICS.
Earth Day Activities
Food and Drink for Purchase
- Euro Crepes
- Heavenly Hot Dogs
- Javi’s Burritos
- Tea Canal
Live Acoustic Music
Native Plant Sale: Mixed flats, pots of grasses/perennials, 5 gallon-sized shrubs — Cash or check accepted.
Rain Barrel Sale: Limited number day-of sales, you may pre-order for pick-up at the event — $50/$60 each. Go to Upcycle Products and order yours today.
Haggerty Chevrolet: Volt on display — talk with a representative to learn about this electric vehicle.
Prairie Food Co-op: Learn how to become an owner of a grocery store that focuses on local & sustainable food.
Re:new: Recycled textile products created by refugee woman — items available for purchase.
Mural: Help make your mark on a mural that is being created for the Market Francais. The public is invited to help paint the mural during the Earth Day event.
Learn more about local environmental efforts from:
- DuPage Monarch Group
- Glen Ellyn Environmental Commission
- Hadley School & the Garden for Giving
- River Prairie Group Sierra Club
- Sustain DuPage