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Trashy Hacks

Event information

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-772-9301

Location: Isle a la Cache Museum

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A cardboard box full on plastic bottles to be recycled. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

Don’t throw out that garbage – it’s gold! Check out different ways to deal with our household waste. Discover fun and interesting ways to upcycle broken, used and old items. See examples to give you ideas for home and get a chance to create your own. Bottlecap necklaces, tin can windchimes, eggshell air plant pots, wine cork critters and more are all ready for you to try. Do whichever crafts you want in the time we have together!

Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, April 25: 815-772-9301.


The museum is an accessible facility. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.