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Posted on: October 28, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 2022 Green Business and Residential Recycling Contest

Green Recycle Contest

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 28, 2022

The Village of Westmont Environmental Improvement Committee (EIC) and Waste Management are partnering to create the 2022 Green Business & Residential Recycling Contest. The goals of the program are: 

  1. PROMOTE the importance of recycling
  2. IMPROVE current recycling practices in our community
  3. RECOGNIZE & REWARD businesses and residents for their recycling efforts

To participate in this free contest, businesses and residents must go online and fill out the application form.  The sign-up form includes (3) questions regarding recycling practices and the importance of protecting our environment.  The contest is open to all businesses and residences in the Village of Westmont.  Entries will be accepted through Friday, December 16, 2022. The Westmont Environmental Improvement Committee will review submissions and announce the selected entries at a future Village of Westmont Board Meeting.


  • Top 4 contest entries will be invited to a future Village Board meeting to be recognized for their achievement
  • Top 4 contest entries will receive recognition on the Village of Westmont website
  • Top 4 contest entries will receive recognition in the Westmont Community News Magazine
  • GREEN BUSINESSES AWARD WINNERS will receive one month of free recycling and waste hauling (up to $250 each)
  • GREEN RESIDENTIAL AWARD WINNERS will receive two months of free recycling and waste hauling
  • All awards are sponsored by Waste Management

There will be a total of four business awards: 

  • Best Big Business Recycler - 20 or more employees
  • Best Small Business Recycler - 19 or less employees
  • Most lmproved Big Business Recycler - 20 or more employees
  • Most lmproved Small Business Recycler - 19 or less employees

2022 Green Business and Residential Contest Sign-up Form

lf you have further questions, please contact EIC Staff Liaison Larry Mclntyre at or 630-981-6245.


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