Come to the Green Side


FAHRRAD TOUR von SCHAUMBURG
April 30, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Biking

Join in the fun at the Fahrrad Tour von Schaumburg Bike Ride and Picnic!

On Sunday, May 20, 2018 come celebrate Schaumburg’s heritage and extensive bike route network with a seven mile ride on off-street bike paths and on-street bike lanes before winding up at the grounds of Schaumburg’s beautiful Atcher Municipal Center.

The ride will begin and end at the Atcher Municipal Center at 101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg.  The start time is 12:00 noon with the ride ending at 2:15.  Afterwards there will be food and entertainment.

Pre-registration is not required for this free event.  Beginners and riders with training wheels are not advised to participate.

Event sponsors:  Schaumburg Park District and Village of Schaumburg.  For more information, call 847-985-2115.



ELK GROVE VILLAGE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RECYCLING EVENT
April 26, 2018, 9:56 pm
Filed under: Hazardous Wastes

What:  Hazardous Materials Recycling Event that includes motor oil, paint (latex/oil) and antifreeze ONLY.

Who:  For Elk Grove Village residents only.

When:  Saturday, June 9, from 9-12 noon.

Where:  Elk Grove High School parking lot



BIKE TO WORK DAY!
April 23, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Biking

The League of American Bicyclists is sponsoring Bike To Work Week from May 18, 2018.

In commemoration of National Bike To Work Day, you can meet at Meineke Park on Friday, May 18  for a bike ride to inspire you to continue biking as an option to driving.  The ride will kick off at the park at 220 E. Weathersfield Way at 9:30 a.m.

The ride will end at the Municipal Center at 101 Schaumburg Court off of Summit.

Event sponsor:  The Village of Schaumburg.



EARTH DAY PARTY IN SCHAUMBURG!
April 9, 2018, 8:31 pm
Filed under: Events

WHAT:  Earth Day Party in Schaumburg
Celebrate your connection to the Earth with games, crafts, birdhouse building, free wildflower seedlings and more! Activities are for the whole family!

WHEN:  Sunday, April 22, 2018.  12-4 p.m.

WHERE:    Vera Meineke Nature Center at Spring Valley.  1111 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, IL

WHO:  Schaumburg Park District

Event is free for all ages.

 

 



RECYCLING YOUR TELEVISIONS AND COMPUTER MONITORS
April 2, 2018, 10:37 pm
Filed under: Electronics, Recycling

 

 

 

 

 

 

What:  Recycling your television and/or computer monitors

  • CRT TV / Monitors
  • LCD / Plasma TV
  • LCD Monitors
  • Wood Console and Rear Projection TV

How much:  TV/Monitors:  Under 21 inches=$25  Over 21 inches=$35  (Measure diagonally across the screen)
LCD Monitor any size:  $15

Who:  Elgin Recycling

Where:  Elk Grove Township Recycling Center
145 South Weiler Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
847-741-4100

When:    Mon-Fri 7:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.  Sat 8:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.

What else:  Coupon available