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Earth Day Events Print E-mail

Join SCARCE at an Earth Day Event on April 25!

Bartlett Nature Center Earth Day Festival
Noon-4:30, we will be there with recycled papermaking, See flyer below for more info

SCARCE Book Sale
9am-noon at SCARCE

Cosley Zoo Party for the Planet
10am-2pm, we will be there with our Watershed Model, more info

Attachments:
Download this file (Bartlett Flyer.pdf)Bartlett Flyer.pdf[ ]
 
SCARCE Wins Award Print E-mail
SCARCE received the Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Public Education and Outreach award in Partnership with DuPage County's Stormwater Committee for our Watershed Model Education Programs. 
Read more: SCARCE Wins Award
 
25 Energy Tips to Celebrate Our 25th Anniversary Print E-mail

SCARCE 25 logoCelebrate our 25th anniversary with 25 Energy Saving Tips!

You can download our 25 Energy Tips with the attachment below!  A few tips include:  keeping your freezer full, switching to Energy Star appliances and stopping vampire energy from happening at your house!  Check out all the tips and cross them off one by one as you save energy!

Attachments:
Download this file (25 Energy Saving Tips.pdf)25 Energy Saving Tips.pdf[ ]
 
Get Your Garden Growin' Green Print E-mail

Sweet Home OrganicsSaturday, May 9, 2015
9am-1pm
Join us at SCARCE, 799 Roosevelt Road in Glen Elyn

SCARCE is happy to announce the second Get Your Garden Growin' Green Event this May!  The planning is in full swing, mark your calendars now!  Some favorites returning from last year include the seedling sale, food-scrap amended compost sale, rain barrels, composting demonstrations and more!  And new this year, shop the SCARCE garage sale for reusable treasures!

Pre-Order Food Scrap Amended Compost Here

$10 per 32 gallon garbage can (you provide can)
$2.50 per 5 gallon pail (you provide pail)

Read more: Get Your Garden Growin' Green
 
2015 Recycling Extravaganzas & Electronics Collections Print E-mail

These are drive through recycling/reuse events.  NO hazardous waste, paint, refrigerators, or smoke detectors.   Air conditioners and dehumidifiers ONLY where specifically listed.

Apr. 25 Glendale Heights Recycling Extravaganza, 8am-12pm, see flyer

Apr. 25 Glen Ellyn Recycling Extravaganza, 8am-12pm, see flyer below

Apr. 25  Wood Dale Recycling Extravaganza, see flyer below

May 2 Itasca Recycling Extravaganza, 8am-12pm - Commuter lot across from 308 W Irving Park Rd 

May 2 River Forest Recycling Extravaganza, see flyer below

May 9  Addison Park District Recycling Extravaganza

May 16 Oak Brook Recycling Extravaganza 9:30am-12:30pm

May 16 Woodridge Rotary Recycling Extravaganza

May 23 Woodridge Christ the Servant Electronics Collection

May 30  Wayne Township Recycling Extravaganza

June 20  Citadel Shred4Rescues Paper Shredding,  $3/per bag or box to shred, all funds donated to animal rescue groups!  827 Blackhawk Drive in Westmont  more info

Read more: 2015 Recycling Extravaganzas & Electronics Collections
 
NEW LOCATION: Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Collection Print E-mail

The permanent HHW collection has a NEW LOCATION!  

156 Fort Hill Drive
(Fort Hill Dr. and Jefferson Ave.)
Naperville

Read more: NEW LOCATION: Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Collection
 
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Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri: 9am - 4:30pm

Tue: 9am - 6pm

2nd & 4th Sat of the month: 9am - noon

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