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Naperville Park District Offers Holiday Lights Recycling at 3 Locations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                    

November 10, 2016

 

Contact:

Sameera Luthman, Director of Marketing and Communications, 630-848-3570, sluthman@napervilleparks.org
Brad Wilson, Director of Recreation, 630-848-3532, bwilson@napervilleparks.org

Naperville Park District Offers Holiday Lights Recycling at 3 Locations

Drop off nonworking lights from Nov. 18, 2016-Feb. 10, 2017

 

The Naperville Park District announces its 6th annual holiday lights recycling program in partnership with Elgin Recycling, beginning Nov. 18, 2016 and ending Feb. 10, 2017.

Residents and businesses are invited to bring their old, nonworking lights to any of three locations throughout the District.

“We are happy to join withElgin Recycling and other cities and park districts across the region that are aiming to divert from landfills a combined total of 125,000 pounds of holiday lights,” said Brad Wilson, director of recreation and a member of the Naperville Park District’s employee Green Team.

The following types of lights will be accepted: Mini-lights, C-7 lights, C-9 lights, Rope lights, LED lights and extension cords. All colors and lengths will be accepted.

The following Park District locations will be collecting lights for recycling:

·         Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, located at 305 W. Jackson Ave. Hours of operation are: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

·         Fort Hill Activity Center, located at 20 Fort Hill Drive. Hours of operation are: Monday-Friday, 5:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m., Saturday, 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Sunday, 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

·         Knoch Knolls Nature Center, located at 320 Knoch Knolls Rd. Hours of operation through November are: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. Please note that the Nature Center will be closed on Sundays in December, January and February.

 
 
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