City of Elmhurst News

Posted on: November 27, 2017

Holiday Tree Lights Recycling

Holiday Tree Lights Recycling

The City of Elmhurst and Elmhurst Park District are partnering with SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education) for the annual holiday lights recycling program from Monday, November 13 to Friday, January 19. 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

Wager Community Center – 615 N. West Avenue – M-F, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.


Acceptable items include Italian mini-lights, traditional lights, extension cords, rope lights, and LED lights in both working and nonworking condition. Lawn ornaments or other holiday decorations will not be accepted. Call Anne Scheppele at (630) 993-8941 or email ascheppele@epd.org with any questions. Additional information

about recycling is available from SCARCE at www.scarceecoed.org or from Elgin Recycling at www.elginrecycling.com .

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