See you at Green Fest Aug. 1!

Elmhurst Cool Cities Coalition Proudly Presents the 2nd Annual

Elmhurst Green Fest

Saturday, August 1st, 2009 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Wilder Park * Elmhurst Public Library * Elmhurst College

Come join us for a fun and educational day in Wilder Park. Find out how you can help curb Global Climate Change. Whether you’re ready to start with one small change in your home or business, or if you’ve been living green and want to take your efforts to the next level, you’ll find something of interest here.

Don’t Miss the Recycling Boutique!
Start packing up the items listed below and recycle them at Green Fest.  But be sure to check the full list, including disposal fees for computer monitors and UNACCEPTED items is listed on the Elmhurst Green Fest website first!    http://www.elmhurstgreenfest.org/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=71&Itemid=75

Computers, Electronics & Office Equipment: Cellphones (chargers, batteries & accessories), Computers, Copy Machines, DVD Players, Fax Machines, Floppy Disks, Monitors (see fees posted on website above), Phones, Printers & Inkjet Cartridges, All Other Office Equipment, VCR’s, Video Game Systems (For questions contact Unitec Recycling Corp. in Villa Park at 630-279-5750)

Books – Useable condition

DVDs & VHS Tapes – Useable condition for Elmhurst College lending library:  Movies, Documentaries,
Concerts, Self-Help, Childrens

CDs, DVDs and VHS Tapes – Obsolete or unusable condition for recycling

Magazines for the Military – Men’s lifestyle magazines – cars, fitness, sports, Sunday comics, etc. Should be recent issues – less than 6 mo. old

Household Items – Bicycles, Bike Trailers, Exercise Bikes, Electric Scooters, Crayons, Household Batteries, Kashi™ Boxes, Shipping Peanuts

Personal Items – Blue Jeans, Eyeglasses & Cases, Hearing Aides, Shoes – Men’s, Women’s & Kid’s
gently used condition, Crocs™ Shoes, Makeup – unopened, Toiletries – unopened, including hotel and sample items

Drop-Off Location: Trucks collecting electronics and bikes will be on Prospect Ave. Smaller items will be collected in the Recycling Boutique tent. Cars wishing to unload recyclables must enter from the south at Church St. Traffic will be one way northbound on Prospect Ave. during fest hours of 10am to 3pm between Church St. and Alexander St.

Event Map:  http://www.elmhurstgreenfest.org/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=82&Itemid=75

Many items will go to great causes such as AAUW, Adapted for Kids by Kids (SCARCE crayons for special needs children), Book Rescue and Tools for Schools, Literacy Works, Elmhurst College community lending library, Elmhurst Noon Lion’s Club, Illinois Troops stationed in Iraq & Afghanistan, Oak Leyden Developmental Services, Share Your Soles, Soles United & Working Bikes Cooperative.

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