Local Resources

Recycling Resources

Naperville Recycling

The City of Naperville offers a comprehensive recycling program to all residents. This includes curbside pickup, a recycling drop off center, and a household hazardous waste drop off. For a full list of programs and more information click here.  

Thrift Stores

Thrift stores are an important way to keep clothing out of a landfill and reduce consumption of natural resource. Here are some local ones to try:

Habitat for Humanity Restore




SCARCE stands for “School and Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education.” SCARCE offers extensive reuse and recycling programs to the public to help keep “stuff” out of landfills. For more info, click here.  

Public Transportation

The College is situated in a perfect location to take advantage of many public transportation options in the Naperville area. Metra is the commuter rail service on the BNSF railway connecting downtown Chicago to Aurora and is just two blocks North of campus. The station is also a stop on the Amtrak line and for multiple buses in the Pace bus system.