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Posted on: September 7, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Paper Shred & Bulb Recycle Event For Special Olympics On Oct. 20

Westmont, Illinois
Date Issued: Sept. 7, 2018

The Westmont Police Department, partnering with local business Docu-Shred, will be hosting a paper shredding and bulb recycling event to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. Citizens are encouraged to bring their paper materials that need to be shredded as well as their T6 and T8 light bulbs that need to be recycled to the Westmont Police Department, 500 N. Cass, on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. to Noon.  The Police Department is asking for a donation of $5.00 per box and/or container of paper and/or light bulbs.  Participants are asked to remove all plastic materials. 

“The Village has been very proactive with recycling everything from paper to pumpkins to cooking oil and more over the last few years,” stated Mike Ramsey, Director of Public Works, “We’re always looking for more ways to reduce waste and recycle more.”  For more information, contact Deputy Chief Brian Gruen at 630-981-6340.


Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont
Communications Director/PIO

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