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Holiday Light Recycling! Print E-mail

Holiday Light Reycling

 Thank you to Elgin Recycling for working with us again this year!

elgin-recycling-logoLights accepted include:  Italian mini-lights, traditional lights, extension cords, rope lights, LED lights.  Lights can be in working or non working condition, from any holiday!



Ongoing collection at SCARCE offices, 799 Roosevelt Rd., Building 2 (9am-4:30pm)

Towns signed up with Elgin Recycling for the 2015-2016 season include:

  • SCARCE, 799 Roosevelt Road, Building 2, Suite 108
  • Addison Park District
    • Community Rec Center, 120 E. Oak Street
    • Centennial Rec Center/Club Fitness, 1776 W. Centennial Pl.
  • Bartlett, Village Hall, 228 S. Main St.
  • Bensenville,
    • Fenton High School, 1000  W. Green St., M-F 7am-3:15pm
    • Deer Grove Leisure Center, 1000 W. Wood Ave, drop off during open hours
  • Burr Ridge, Village Hall, 7660 County Line Rd.
  • Carol Stream
    • Municipal Center, 500 N. Gary Ave.
    • Fountain View Rec Center, 910 N. Gary Ave.
    • Simkus Rec Center, 849 W. Lies Rd.
    • 280 Kuhn Rd.
  • Clarendon Hills,  Police Department, 448 Park Ave.
  • Darien, Police Department Lobby, 1710 Plainfield Rd.
  • Downers Grove, M-F 8am-5pm through Feb 12th
    • Public Works Building, 5101 Walnut Ave.
    • Village Hall, 801 Burlington Ave
    • Police Station, 825 Burlington Ave
  • Elmhurst, Public Works Garage, 985 S. Riverside Dr.
  • Elmhurst Park District, Wagner Community Center, 615 N. West Ave.
  • York High School - Elmhurst, 355 W. St. Charles
  • Glendale Heights, Public Service Building, 1635 Glen Ellyn Rd.
  • Glen Ellyn, Civic Center, 535 Duane St.
  • Glen Ellyn Park District, Ackerman Park, 800 St. Charles Rd.
  • Hanover Park, Public Works Garage, 2041 W. Lake St.
  • Itasca, Police Station, 540 W. Irving Park Rd.
  • Lisle, Village Hall, 925 Burlington Ave.
  • Lisle Park District
    • Recreation Center, 1925 Ohio St.
    • Community Center, 1825 Short St.
    • Wheatstack, 5900 S. Rt. 53
  • Lombard, Public Works, 1051 S. Hammerschmidt Ave.
  • Lombard Park District, Maintenance Garage, 995 S. Columbine (old 53)
  • Naperville, Public Works Service Center, 180 Fort Hill
  • St. Margaret Mary - Naperville, 1450 Green Trails Dr.
  • Saint Elizabeth Seton Church - Naperville, 2220 Lisson Rd.
  • Oak Brook Public Library, 600 Oak Brook Rd.
  • Roselle, Public Works Building, 474 Congress Circle North Dr.
  • West Chicago, Public Works, 135 W. Grandlake
  • Westmont, Fire Department, 6015 S. Cass Ave.
  • First Presbyterian Church - Wheaton, 715 N. Carlton Ave.
  • Wheaton, 821 W. Liberty
  • Wheaton Park District, 1777 S. Blanchard St.
  • Winfield, 27W465 Jewell Rd.
  • Woodridge
    • Village Hall, 5 Plaza Dr.
    • Public Works Building, 1 Plaza Dr
Pumpkin Collection Results - 2015 Print E-mail

The results from the 2015 Pumpkin Collection are in and they are astonishing!  Together we collected a whopping 26.5 tons of pumpkins! With 12 collections just in DuPage County alone, we kept thousands of pumpkins out of landfills and sent tons of mass back into Illinois soil!  

Pumpkins were collected in the towns of Addison, Carol Stream, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Itasca, Lisle, Naperville, Villa Park, Westmont and Wheaton! Get the results:

Read more: Pumpkin Collection Results - 2015
SCARCE Recognized by DuPage Foundation Print E-mail

kay-dupage-foundationSCARCE is featured on pages 4-5 of the Fall 2015 Edition of the DuPage Foundation Magazine. Way to Go!

Read more: SCARCE Recognized by DuPage Foundation
Update: Electronic Recycling Print E-mail

We are sorry to announce that SCARCE can no longer accept any electronics for recycling at our location.

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