Des Plaines River Clean-Up 2017

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Des Plaines River Clean-Up 2017

04/22/20178:00 am - 10:00 am

Des Plaines River Clean-Up 2017

Take time to keep our community clean and green!

Make a Difference this Earth Day by cleaning up the Des Plaines riverbank and Thatcher Woods. We encourage you and your family, organization, business, and neighborhoods to register as a Team to volunteer your time this Earth Day weekend. To thank all the volunteers, the Park District will provide a continental breakfast. Pre-registration is encouraged and available at, or by downloading a Group Registration Form online.  


Location:  Meet at the Depot for check-in and assignments


Code: 4100.403

Free Finished Compost Pick-Up Finished compost will be provided again to subscribers of the Village’s Curbside Compost program. Pick-up will be at the Depot, 401 Thatcher Avenue starting at 8am Saturday, April 22. The container will remain in the parking lot for the entire day. Please bring your own buckets to fill and shovel. If you are interested in participating in the curbside composting program please visit,

Click here to download the informational letter with more event details.

Click here to download the Des Plaines River Cleanup Registration Form.

Click here to download the cleanup map.

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