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2nd Annual Trash Bash

Get inspired to do some spring cleaning at home, and we’ll help keep the things you no longer need out of the landfill!

You can also take part in a volunteer cleanup effort with your friends and family and put litter in its place. Bags, gloves and trash grabbers will be provided. Enjoy green giveaways and learn about other ways to get involved with volunteering in the Forest Preserves as well as how to live more sustainably. T-shirt giveaway for the first 50 participants. Hosted at Groves 6 & 7.

Presented with:

  • Cook County Department of Environment and Sustainability: Green giveaways and information.
  • Cook County Sheriff’s Office: Prescription Drug Take Back Program and electronic recycling.
  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago: Rain barrel raffle and green giveaways.
  • SCARCE: Collecting books, records, keys, holiday lights, bread tags, crayons, hearing aids, eyeglasses, Brita pitchers/filters and musical instruments.
  • Working Bikes: Accepting adult bikes in repairable condition, gently used children’s bikes, as well as bike parts, tools and bike accessories.
  • South Suburban College (SSC) CHaRM Center: Collecting household recycling, electronics and small appliances, clothing and textiles, styrofoam and IPASS transponders.


Sat, April 6
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Miller Meadow-South
1st Ave, south of Roosevelt Rd
Cook County, IL 60130 (view web map)
(near Forest Park)


Joanna Huyck