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Public Works Pumpkin Recycling Event

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Public Works to Host Pumpkin Collection Event

Bring Your Pumpkins to Public Works on November 4 between 9AM and Noon

Post Date:10/14/2017

    The Village of Mount Prospect will be collecting pumpkins for composting on Saturday, November 4, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will be held at the Public Works Facility at 1700 W. Central Rd. Mount Prospect, IL 60056. 

    Plain, clean pumpkins of any size will be accepted, as well as pumpkins painted with acrylic paint.  Any pumpkin decorations such as candles, yarn, stickers or other decorations should be removed prior to drop-off. No other drop-off materials will be accepted at this event. Pumpkins will only be accepted from Mount Prospect and SWANCC member community residents (no businesses).  Republic Services will provide roll-off containers for the pumpkin collection event and will transport the pumpkins to the composting site at Organix Recycling, LLC located on the south side of Chicago. 

    For additional information, please contact the Public Works Department at 847/870-5640 or email.


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