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Summer Volunteers Print E-mail

SCARCE is in need of High School, College, or energetic adult volunteers to help with our rescue projects during the summer.  This is the busiest time of year at the Book Rescue. If you know of students looking to fulfill volunteer hours, please pass along our information.  Great for National Honors Society, Eco Clubs, church groups and more!  Contact us for more information.  630-545-9710 or! 

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!

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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.


August 29, 10am-1pm:  Evergreen Bank (with the help of Oak Brook Library)
Document Shredding and Electronics Recycling
1515 22nd Street, see flyer below

September 19, 8am-1pm:  Downers Grove Recycling Extravanganza
5101 Walnut Avenue

September 26, 9am-1pm:  Hanover Park Recycling Event 
Metra Station, 1975 W. Lake Street, Hanover Park Recycling Event

October 3, 9am-noon:  Winfield Township Recycling Extravaganza
Winfield Township Road District Facility, 30W575 Roosevelt Road, West Chicago, Winfield Township Recycling Event


Read more: 2015 Recycling Extravaganzas & Electronics Collections
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