DuPage County Wins 3rd straight national award for disposal facility

The National Association of Counties has honored DuPage for its Vactor Receiving Station in Woodridge. It’s the third consecutive year the organization has recognized a DuPage program for being innovative, effective and an enhancement of service for residents.

County board member Jim Healy said he’s “elated” for the county employees who came up with the idea for the special disposal station. He said he’s also happy for everyone who supported the construction of the roughly $950,000 facility.

“We have always put ourselves out there as someone who thinks out of the box,” said Healy, chairman of the county board’s public works committee. “If there was ever anything that was thinking outside of the box, it was the station.”

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