Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 13, 2022
“We had a very successful year with our special electronics and more recycling events,” said Environmental Improvement Committee Chair Bruce Barker. “At our three events this past year, we collected more than 54,000 pounds of electronics and another 4,700 pounds of textiles. I want to thank eWorks, Westmont Public Works, DuPage County, and our Environmental Improvement Committee for bringing these recycling opportunities to Westmont.” Barker added, “To grow on our success from last year, we are now partnering with Flat Can Recycling in addition to eWorks to expand our collection event to include more items.” Following is information regarding next year’s events:
Following is a list of some of the items that will be collected. Please note that additional items may be added to the collection list as we get closer to the event date. Many items will be collected free of charge; however, some items have a collection fee as noted below. On-site payment, cash or credit, will be accepted.
NOTE - This event is open to all DuPage County citizens. No commercial drop-offs will be permitted.
RECYCLING EVENT DIRECTIONSThe Electronics & More Special Recycling Event will be held at the Westmont Public Works facility, which is located at 155 E. Burlington Avenue. Recycling participants will enter through the east gate near the intersection of East Burlington Avenue and North Wilmette Avenue. Staff and volunteers will assist recycling participants through the process and motorists will have the option of staying in their vehicles. Once recyclable items have been collected, participants will exit the property through the west gate and then return to East Burlington Avenue near Cass Avenue.
For more information, please visit the eWorks website, or the Flat Can Recycling website.