April 18 – Elmhurst College Recycling Extravaganza


Donate your used bikes, parts, and accessories to Working Bikes at the Elmhurst College Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, April 18. The Extravaganza will be held from 9:00 a.m. to noon in Elmhurst College’s Alexander Blvd. parking lot. To facilitate traffic flow, vehicles must enter at Prospect Avenue and Walter Street. Email any questions about the Recycling Extravaganza tosustainable@elmhurst.edu.

As a result of last year’s Recycling Extravaganza, more than 54,000 pounds of electronics were recycled and kept out of landfills. By the end of the event, 917 cars had come through the Recycling Extravaganza. Besides electronics, donations included: 4,531 pounds of household items, 5,688 pounds of clothing, 1,646 books, 76 bicycles, 199 pairs of eyeglasses and 2,100 pounds of scrap metal.

You can learn more about the event here.