Local environmental news and happenings for DuPage County.
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July 2019
Explore over 3,700 square feet of fun, hands-on environmental activities that bring science, technology, engineering, and math to life. Access is free with admission to the DuPage County Fair. See you there!
Saturday, Aug 17th @ 6pm - Buy Tickets
Head out to the ballpark for an evening of classic summer fun! Get a $1 discount per ticket with our link plus $5 from each will be donated to SCARCE. Enjoy fireworks at the end of the game. At only $11 per ticket, it's affordable fun for the whole family!
Top-ranked Boomers take on the Lake Erie Crushers Aug 17.
Where is Away? Exhibit at Westmont Public Library
During the month of July check out SCARCE's Where is Away? exhibit at the Westmont Public Library. Get the answers to your questions on recycling, composting and more with this interactive display. Starts Monday, July 8th.

You can make a big difference in the lives of under-privileged students living in DuPage County at the annual  Back-to-School Fair. Each year, SCARCE brings thousands of books for students to choose for their very own. We need your help to make it happen!
Join DuPage County Environmental Division on Wednesday, August 14 from Noon to 1:00 pm to learn about solar power basics and home installation.
When:   Wednesday, August 14 – 12: 00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where:  DuPage County Administration Building, Room #3-500B (located on the 3 rd  floor)
               421 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton, IL 
Can’t make this event? Check out one of the other Solar Power Hour dates, locations and times at Solarizechicagoland.com .
Do you know someone that works in a school, at a non-profit or with a humanitarian mission? Let them know about resources available at our Book Rescue! Word-of-mouth is the #1 way people learn about us. You can help get resources to those who need them simply by sharing our info with your contacts on facebook, via email, or simply in conversation.
Recycling Events
Environmental Events -   Mark Your Calendar!
SCARCE is participating in or hosting events in green.
Used Book & Record Sale  @ SCARCE 9am-12pm every Tues & Fri and select Saturdays
Thank You to Businesses
A special thank you to businesses who donated supplies to our  Rescue Projects  this month!

  • Big Game International - Oak Brook
  • Readerlink - Oak Brook
  • The Westin - Lombard
  • Whole Foods - Wheaton
Special THANK YOU to our June Volunteers
----- Arizona State University
----- Boy Scouts of America Troop 51 - Lombard
----- Boy Scouts of America Troop 8 - Hinsdale
----- Radiological Society of North America - Oak Brook
----- St. Francis High School - Wheaton
----- St. Francis Xavier Parish - La Grange
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
  • Saturdays @ SCARCE 9am-12pm July 13th, Aug 10th & 24th
  • Aug 6th-7th Back-to-School Fair for underprivileged students

On-going Volunteer Opportunities
  • SCARCE Book Rescue Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm. 
  • Lisle & Wheaton Electronics Recycling: Saturdays (Age 14+)
Our book rescue couldn't function without these amazing folks that dedicate their time each week to sorting, stocking, and organizing your donations!

If you see them when you visit, give them a high-five!
Helpful Links
Green Bulletin | SCARCE | 630.545.9710 | [email protected] | www.scarce.org
This newsletter is created by SCARCE and funded in part by the DPC Board, Daniel Cronin, Chairman, the DPC Environmental Committee, Liz Chaplin, Chair, and the DPC Stormwater Committee, James Zay, Chair.
Kay McKeen, founder & director
Jan Breyne, Laura Fanning, Lauren Favia, Heather Goudreau, Carrie Horak,
Bev Jaszczurowski, Erin Kennedy, Jean Kent, & Rose Naseef

Environmental education programs are operated by SCARCE
( S chool & C ommunity A ssistance for R ecycling and C omposting E ducation)
This newsletter is part of the Teacher Training Program funded by DuPage County.
Our Professional Development Provider Number: 190000000000000
The mention of a specific product or company is not an endorsement by DuPage County's Environmental Education Program.