Pumpkin Catapults and Composting

Periodically the Climate Action Team (CAT) will provide information that helps us and our planet. The Will County Green site is highlighting a couple of pumpkin composting events coming up this Saturday, November 4, 2023.

Catapult a Pumpkin 2023 – Shred Documents & Recycle Electronics

09:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Lewis University – Parking Lot South of the main entrance
1 University Pkwy
Romeoville, IL, 60446

Will County and Lewis University have partnered to offer the 7th annual Will County collection of pumpkins for recycling.
From 9am to Noon on Saturday, Nov. 4, students, parents, and residents are encouraged to bring their pumpkins and gourds!
Lewis Physics Club will be operating Catapults! The Farm Bureau and University of IL Ext office will be offering composting info.

Document Destruction service and Electronics Recycling will also be offered.

For more info, go to https://www.willcountygreen.com/catapult_a_pumpkin_2023-_shred_documents__recycle_electronics/ .

Pumpkin Launch in Plainfield

Plainfield Township wants local families to participate in their first Pumpkin Collection for Composting. They are offering children and adults a fun way to toss pumpkins into collection containers on Saturday, November 4 from 9am to Noon. If you live in the Plainfield area and have a pumpkin or gourd you want to compost in an entertaining fashion, please be sure to stop in at the Township building!

Plainfield Township Building
22525 W Lockport St
Plainfield, IL 60544

Please contact Bonnie Atkinson if you have any questions about CAT.

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