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Posted on: March 6, 2023

2023 Recycling Extravaganza

2023 Recycle Extravaganza eblast 2021 (1)


April 29, 2023, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
College of DuPage - Parking Lot #6
From Lambert, West on College Road

The Village of Glen Ellyn's Environmental Commission will host the Annual Recycling Extravaganza. This annual recycling event provides the public with the opportunity to bring items to be recycled, reused and kept out of landfills.  

Please bring non-perishables to donate for the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry!

Items for Recycling

No document shredding, no electrical ballasts, hazardous waste, fire extinguishers, chemicals or prescription drugs.

Junk Luggers
Electronics. No fees except $30 for TVs/Monitors

Block-style packaging foam (from appliances, electronics, etc.), foam ice chests/coolers, foam cups, clean take-out food service foam products/clam shells. No packaging peanuts, no straws

Working Bikes
Bikes, Helmets, Accessories

Books, LP Records, Holiday Lights, Inkjet Cartridges (No toner cartridges), Household and Car Keys, Brita products
$11 for smoke detectors
$3.50 per pound for batteries

Cub Scout Pack 32
American Flags

Lion's Club:
Hearing Aids & Eyeglasses

Fluorescent and LED Bulbs (round prices to the nearest dollar)
- Fluorescent <4' $0.30
- Fluorescent >4' $0.60
- CFL $0.60
- LED lamps $0.80
- U-bend fluor. $0.60
- Incan./Halogen $0.30

Latex and Oil-based Paint
Latex: $1 Quart, $2.50 Gallon, $10 Bucket
Oil-based: $6 Quart, $10 Gallon, $25 Bucket

Aerosol cans - FREE!
Isobutane - FREE!
Propane - FREE!
Grout, adhesive, joint compound, spackle - FREE!

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