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Plant Container Recycling and Vase Drive

Bring plastic garden pots, containers, and polystyrene cellpacks and trays to recycle, as well as your old vases and baskets for reuse.

PHOTO: Pot Recycling

Saturday, June 3, 2017
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in parking lot 4

Plastic plant pot recycling

Help keep reusable materials out of landfills! Bring your plastic garden pots, cellpacks, trays, and plant labels to the Chicago Botanic Garden for recycling. Recyclables accepted are labeled with numbers 2, 4, 5, and 6. Staff and volunteers will be on-site to accept and sort recyclables. This program is available to Garden members and visitors as part of World Environment Day programming.

Vase drive with Random Acts of Flowers

Random Acts of Flowers will be collecting vases and containers that hold water and small baskets with liners to use in creating and delivering arrangements to individuals in healthcare facilities.