Prairie Food Co-op Community Grocery

Earth Day Celebration

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Come join us at Glen Ellyn's Earth Day Celebration and Recycling Extravaganza and take part in a number of fun, educational, and beneficial activities to our planet. Activities include:

  • Live acoustic music
  • Native plant sale
  • Programs from Glen Ellyn Library 10am-11:30am
  • Food & Drinks
  • Rain barrel sale
  • Electric Car display
  • Help make a mural for the Market Francais

Also bring items to recycle in the following categories (note: no electronic recycling):

  • non-mercury batteries, car-truck-boat-motorcycle-sump pump- laptop -UPS batteries (Batteries Plus)
  • American Flags (Boy Scouts)
  • **Epaint Recycling ** fee – Latex: $2/gal, $10/five-gal; Oil-based: $8/gal, $20/five-gal. Cash/credit accepted. No non-architecture paint, spray cans, solvents or leaking cans accepted.
  • **Fluorescent bulbs: ** fee $0.50/bulb, limit 12 bulbs per car, CFLS & 4ft fluorescent lamps only
  • Garden tools: trowels, hand cultivators, rakes, hoes, pitchforks, shovels, watering cans, vegetable gardening books, No tomato cages or fencing (The Gardenworks Project)
  • Cabints, doors (solid core only), electrical and light fixtures, flooring, windows, window AC, mill-work/lumber, working tools (Habitat for Humanity – ReStore)
  • Eyeglasses, hearing aids, printing cartridges (Lions Club)
  • Clothing, home goods, cell phones (Salvation Army)
  • Books, Record, Buttons, Rulers, Yarn, Crayons (SCARCE)
  • Bikes, biking accessories, helmets (Working Bikes)

This promises to be a fun event where you can celebrate the earth by making it a little bit better. 


Anyone who becomes a Prairie Food Co-op Owner online between now and then OR at Earth Day will receive a Prairie Food tote OR a $10 gift card to spend at the celebration whether you'd like some native plants, a rain barrel, or some local eats. 

Find out more about this event here

April 22, 2017 at 9:00am - 1pm
Downtown Glen Ellyn in parking lot at Duane/Lorraine, just west of Glen Ellyn Library
Jerry Nash · · 630 501 7444

Will you come?