This Latex Paint disposal Video was made by SCARCE 2012 summer interns, Jackie Boyle (North Central College) and Felicia Speranske (University of Illinois), along with Katie Carpenter (North Central College student). The video clearly explains and demonstrates how to handle leftover latex paint - a common concern.
Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility, 7900 S Route 53, Woodridge - June 15, 2015 - July 15, 2015, Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Saturday, July 11, 2015, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. DuPage County Latex Paint Recycling
Residents can drop off their USABLE, unwanted latex paint during the designated summer collections listed above free of charge.
Usable paint is paint that has not been frozen, is less than 10 years in age and has not been mixed with other products.
Free Recycled Latex Paint (available starting June 22, 2015)
The paint will be filtered and re-blended into a variety of colors, types and finishes.
Recycled paint will be distributed to residents for free during same hours at location.
Paint is offered free of charge to any resident, business, non-profit, etc. in 5-gallon containers.
A SCARCE Waste Audit is included in the middle (at 2:00 of the 4:00 minute clip) of an ABC News story on lunch room waste. As lunches are mandated to be healthier, students (especially high school) are wasting more food. SCARCE waste audits help students realize that they are wasting food and motivates them to change their ways.
Making A Difference: Teaching school kids how to find recycling treasure in the school trash bin. NBC's Kevin Tibbles reports. --- aired Sept 24, 2010 on the Making a Difference Segment of the NBC National News.
A picture is worth 1000 words - Watch our videos to learn about SCARCE. Our YouTube videos are on the right.
SCARCE on ABC News:
Hosea Sanders of ABC news in Chicago visited SCARCE in November, 2009. On Dec 4, 2009, his story, "Green Books Rescue Program", aired on the ABC Channel 7 News - the link on the ABC site gives the entire story, along with the video.
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