The event will be held on July 12th from 10 am to 2 pm at the DuPage County Fairgrounds.  There will be for providers of both mental health programs as well as physical health.  Attractions include a gym and exercise events for both kids and adults, face painting, Awakenings Art Studio and of course recycling.  Items accepted for reuse, recycling and safe disposal:

  • Books
  • Vinyl Records
  • Bread Tags
  • Brita and PUR brand water filters and pitchers
  • Latex Paint recycling: Fees charged $2/quart, $4/gal, $10/bucket
  • Household Syringes: collect your household-generated medical sharps (needles, syringes, lancets etc) in a thick plastic container with lid, such as a detergent bottle. Secure the lid with duct tape, label as “sharps” and bring to the event for safe disposal. Service provided by the DuPage County Sheriff.



Liz Chaplin

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