Downers Grove's garbage amnesty day, recycling extravaganza set for end of September

DOWNERS GROVE – The village's annual garbage Amnesty Day is scheduled for residents' regularly scheduled pick-up day the week of Sept. 30.

This is a one-time pick up which cannot be rescheduled if missed, according to the village.

For a list of guildlines and exceptions, visit: www.downers.us/res/garbage-and-recycling/amnesty-day

This year's Recycling Extravaganza is Sept. 28 at the Public Works Facility, 5101 Walnut Ave.

Vehicles must be in line at the extravaganza by 1 p.m. to be served.

For furniture that could go directly to a family in need instead of being discarded, residents can contact Sharing Connections Furniture Bank at 630-971-0565.