Using summer to move or clean out?

Check out this list of ways to properly dispose of or donate your unwanted household items. Be sure to check out the UChicago Recycling Directory for additional resources


  • Encore Resale Storein Hyde Park will accept gently used clothing and what they can’t sell they donate to the Salvation Army
  • In the Woodlawn area, you can donate clothing to Unique Thrift Store
  • Goodwill Donation Centers: 1201 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607 and 300 N LaSalle Dr #4925, Chicago, IL 60654 



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Enjoy your July 4th weekend!

Things to do in Chicago for July 4th weekend!

Check out Chicago’s awesome beaches

July 3rd – 7th: Fireworks, fireworks, and more fireworks!

July 3rd-7th: Chicago SummerDance in Portage Park and Grant Park

July 3rd & 4th: Grant Park Music Festival Independence Day Salute

July 4th: Fourth of July Parade in Irving Park

July 4th: Best places to see July Fourth fireworks in Chicago

July 5th-7th: West Fest street fair in West Town

July 5th-7th: Botanic Garden Art Festival in Glencoe

July 5th: Dark Matter Coffee Block Party in River West / West Town

July 6th & 7th: Live on the Lake! Music Performances at Navy Pier