The City of Elmhurst and Elmhurst Park District are partnering with SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education) for the seventh annual holiday lights recycling program from Monday, November 14 to Friday, January 20. Look for the bins with the “Holiday Lights” stickers at these locations:
- City Hall, 209 N. York Street: M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Courts Plus, 186 S. West Avenue: M-F, 6 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sat/Sun 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
- Park District Administrative Building, 375 W. First Street: M-F: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- The Abbey, 407 W. St. Charles Road: M-Th, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.; F, 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon
Acceptable items include Italian mini-lights, traditional lights, extension cords, rope lights, and LED lights in both working and non-working condition. Lawn ornaments or other holiday decorations will not be accepted. Call Anne Scheppele at (630) 993-8941 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Additional information about recycling is available from SCARCE at www.scarceecoed.org or from Elgin Recycling at www.elginrecycling.com.