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25 Energy Tips to Celebrate Our 25th Anniversary Print E-mail

SCARCE 25 logoCelebrate our 25th anniversary on this 25th day of March 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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Save Energy & Money at Home Print E-mail


Workshop @ SCARCE
Thursday, April 23
7:00 - 8:30pm


Did you know...

  • only 10% of energy loss in a home is through your windows? 
  • you can get a free home energy assessment and instant rebates for upgrades?
  • our electrical grid is getting an update?
  • how inefficient old light bulbs are?  


 Enjoy light refreshments while increasing your Energy IQ. You will learn about:

High impact upgrades to reduce home energy loss - Low-cost/free home energy assessments - How Smart Grid upgrades will affect you - How much "pedal power" it takes to light your lamp - Measuring energy use with a Kill-a-Watt meter



Questions?  Contact us at 630-545-9710 or


Get Your Garden Growin' Green Print E-mail

Sweet Home OrganicsSaturday, May 9, 2015

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!

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. 11 Wheaton Recycling Extravaganza, 9am-1pm
Commuter Parking Lot, Carlton & Liberty

Apr. 18 Elmhurst College Recycling Extravaganza

Apr. 25 Glendale Heights Recycling Extravaganza

Apr. 25 Glen Ellyn Recycling Extravaganza

Apr. 25  Wood Dale Recycling Extravaganza, see flyer below

May 2 Itasca Recycling Extravaganza

May 2 River Forest Recycling Extravaganza

May 9 Woodridge Christ the Servant Electronics Collection

May 9  Addison Park District Recycling Extravaganza

May 16 Woodridge Rotary Recycling Extravaganza

May 16 Oakbrook Recycling Extravaganza see flyer below

May 30  Wayne Township Recycling Extravaganza


Read more: 2015 Recycling Extravaganzas & Electronics Collections
Holiday Light Recycling! Print E-mail

Holiday Light Reycling

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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.)

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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