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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Lombard’s Annual Recycling Extravaganza provides one-stop recycling

Recycling Extravaganza (JPG)

The Village of Lombard is encouraging residents to bring unwanted items for recycling at Lombard’s annual Recycling Extravaganza, Saturday, September 21, 2019, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., at Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Ave.

The following materials will be accepted: 

  • non-expired canned foods for the Lombard Villa Park Food Pantry
  •  tools, hardware and building supplies for Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore
  • used clothing in any condition, furniture and working appliances Goodwill Industries
  • latex paint (for a cost) by ePaint Industries
  • Styrofoam by DART Industries
  • car and marine lead-cell batteries by Excide Batteries
  • scrap metal by Redline, fire extinguishers and depressurized tanks by PA Crimson
  • cell phones and accessories for Family Shelter Services
  • eyeglasses, hearing aids and metal keys for the Lombard Lions Club
  • bicycles for Working Bikes Cooperative
  • musical instruments, sheet music, vinyl records and Brita & Pur water filters for SCARCE
  • crutches, non-motorized wheelchairs, canes and gently used shoes (no high heels) for the Lombard Rotary Club
  • American flags in any condition for the Veterans of Foreign Wars

Please note that the following materials will not be accepted at this year’s event: 

  • electronics
  • books
  • scrap wood
  • air conditioners
  • household batteries
  • carpeting
  • dehumidifiers
  • drywall
  • household hazardous waste
  • items with gas or oil
  • plaster
  • smoke and CO detectors
  • VHS tapes
  • windows
  • vinyl siding

Household hazardous waste is accepted at the regional collection facility at 156 Fort Hill Drive in Naperville, open Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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