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BREAKING NEWS: Pumpkins Rescued From Landfill!

The St. Charles Natural Resources Commission hosted a pumpkin composting collection November 3. The event was a great success thanks to our volunteers, Natural Resources Commissioners, Public Works Department and Lakeshore Recycling Services!

  • 139 cars dropped off pumpkins for composting
  • St. Charles Underground brought a truckload of pumpkins
  • 578 pumpkins and gourds were diverted from the landfill
  • 8 student volunteers from St. Charles East High School and Wredling Middle School participated along with our dedicated Commissioners
updated Nov 30, 2018