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Pumpkin Composting - Nov. 2

Post Date:10/15/2019 5:23 PM

The Village of Mount Prospect will host a pumpkin composting event on Saturday, November 2, from 9:00 am to noon at the Public Works Facility, 1700 West Central Road.  

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 and will transport the pumpkins to the composting site. All pumpkins collected will be composted by Organix Recycling, LLC.

For additional information, please contact the Public Works Department at 847.870.5640.

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