Electronic Recycling

Electronic Recycling

Feb 2016 all permanent electronics sites are closing. A new contract will lead to new sites and one-days later in the year.

 
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Electronics Recycling Drop-Off Sites Close Feb. 29, 2016.

A sign showing that Electronics Recycling Drop-Off Sites Close Feb. 29, 2016.

 
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Earth Flag Schools

Each year over 50 schools earn Earth Flags for their environmental achievements.

 
 
 
 

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Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sales 

Welcome to willcountygreen.com

WillCountyGreen.com was launched on Nov. 15, 2010, as part of the educational efforts of the Will County Energy Efficiency Strategy with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, through the Will County Land Use Department.  The website's mission is to offer information  to residents of all ages, businesses, schools and community groups.  This information provides techniques to reduce energy consumption and provides examples of numerous ways anyone can do more to green their life. 

Use the Green Guide tab to find a map and database filled with recycling options and pages of information on our most frequently asked questions. Take a moment to enjoy one of the educational games, designed for all ages or visit a recycling facility virtually under the Education tab. To find out the many ways the County is saving energy, click the Initatives tab. There is something for everyone from opportunities for community involvement to classroom presentations. Enjoy your visit, come back again and tell your friends! 


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Past Green Business Seminar Presentations

 

GRANTS

Federal, State and Utility Grants and Incentives for renewable, alternative and efficiency energy projects available in Illinois.

DSIRE Il grants

Kids Corner

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Play a Game for Fun & Education

Our Game Page offers something for the young and the young at heart... Keep Reading

CONTEST
America Recycles Day Contest

November 15 is America Recycles Day. Will County offers a photo contest for residents to show off their green side. The County also offers Non-profits a contest to share their "green" credetials. Click here for more details! 

LOCAL GRANTS

Electronic Recy Screen Shot   Townships, Municipalities and Park Districts apply for the 2016 Round of Will County Recycling Drop-Off Grants. Receive up to $500, collection containers and service.

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Schools apply for 2015-2016 Will County Vermicomposting Grant. Receive bin, worms, book and instructions.

E-mail Tips & Newsletter Signup

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Green News, Tips & Fun Facts

Home & Drop-Off
Electronic Recycling

Connect to Electronic Recycling Home & Drop0ff Service

Upcoming Green Events

DEA Medication Take Back Day Spring 2016
Event's details
April 30, 2016-April 30, 2016

Time:10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

US Dept of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is holding a one-day medication take back event at many local police stations and the Will County Sheriff's office. Locations include: Aurora, Bolingbrook, Plainfield & more. For a complete list of locations, please check https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/NTBI/NTBI-PUB.pub;jsessionid=383368A1F6C30AD6163EE0130DDDCA96?_flowExecutionKey=_cCBE81A6D-0A09-9CD9-A99E-FDCE80F3C4C4_k25A5964D-9D21-E31C-5725-109A5D90C3D0
 
 (10:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
2016 Textile Recycling Event at County Building
Event's details
May 02, 2016-May 06, 2016

Time:08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: County Office Building, Joliet, IL-IL


Textile Collection at the County Office Building Monday through Friday during normal business hours in ccoperation with USAgain. This event will accept clothing, tableclothes, linens, drapes, towels, shoes, and more. Bring items for reuse and recycling. See Scott Slocum from WJOL AM1340 on Friday morning 5:30am-9:00am
 
 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)
2016 Textile Recycling Event at County Building
Event's details
May 02, 2016-May 06, 2016

Time:08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: County Office Building, Joliet, IL-IL


Textile Collection at the County Office Building Monday through Friday during normal business hours in ccoperation with USAgain. This event will accept clothing, tableclothes, linens, drapes, towels, shoes, and more. Bring items for reuse and recycling. See Scott Slocum from WJOL AM1340 on Friday morning 5:30am-9:00am
 
 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)
2016 Textile Recycling Event at County Building
Event's details
May 02, 2016-May 06, 2016

Time:08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: County Office Building, Joliet, IL-IL


Textile Collection at the County Office Building Monday through Friday during normal business hours in ccoperation with USAgain. This event will accept clothing, tableclothes, linens, drapes, towels, shoes, and more. Bring items for reuse and recycling. See Scott Slocum from WJOL AM1340 on Friday morning 5:30am-9:00am
 
 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)
2016 Textile Recycling Event at County Building
Event's details
May 02, 2016-May 06, 2016

Time:08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: County Office Building, Joliet, IL-IL


Textile Collection at the County Office Building Monday through Friday during normal business hours in ccoperation with USAgain. This event will accept clothing, tableclothes, linens, drapes, towels, shoes, and more. Bring items for reuse and recycling. See Scott Slocum from WJOL AM1340 on Friday morning 5:30am-9:00am
 
 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)
2016 Textile Recycling Event at County Building
Event's details
May 02, 2016-May 06, 2016

Time:08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: County Office Building, Joliet, IL-IL


Textile Collection at the County Office Building Monday through Friday during normal business hours in ccoperation with USAgain. This event will accept clothing, tableclothes, linens, drapes, towels, shoes, and more. Bring items for reuse and recycling. See Scott Slocum from WJOL AM1340 on Friday morning 5:30am-9:00am
 
 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)
Fountaindale Public Library Shredding Event
Event's details
May 21, 2016-May 21, 2016

Time:11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: Fountaindale Public Libary, Bolingbrook, IL-IL


Will County residents are invited to bring up to three boxes of personal papers and documents to observe the on-site mobile shredding process. Papers include: Medical records, Legal papers, Canceled checks, Bank/financial statements, Credit card statements or offers, All shredded paper will be recycled.

 
 (11:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Bluestem Festival 2016
Event's details
May 21, 2016-May 21, 2016

Time:10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL-IL


Something for everyone from children's activities to educational booths featuring heirloom plants, crafts and local honey, live music, and free ice cream. Over 70 exhibitors, workshops, activities, and live demonstrations. Bluestem partners with the Lions Club and Will County to offer additional collection events.
 
 (10:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Document Destruction Event in Joliet 2016
Event's details
May 21, 2016-May 21, 2016

Time:10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL-IL


Will County is providing a Document Destruction event on Saturday, May 21 at the University of St. Francis in Joliet as part of the Bluestem Festival. Residents are asked to bring confidential papers only between 10am and 1pm for on-site shredding. Residential materials only, no businesses.
 
 (10:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Will County Book Reuse and Recycling Event
Event's details
June 03, 2016-June 05, 2016

Time:09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: Plicher Park Nature Center, Joliet, IL-IL


Residents are invited to bring books and magazines to share or recycle to this three day event at Pilcher Park in Joliet. This event is FREE of charge and a great place to find children's books as well as many more!.
 
 (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
Will County Book Reuse and Recycling Event
Event's details
June 03, 2016-June 05, 2016

Time:09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: Plicher Park Nature Center, Joliet, IL-IL


Residents are invited to bring books and magazines to share or recycle to this three day event at Pilcher Park in Joliet. This event is FREE of charge and a great place to find children's books as well as many more!.
 
 (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
Will County Book Reuse and Recycling Event
Event's details
June 03, 2016-June 05, 2016

Time:09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: Plicher Park Nature Center, Joliet, IL-IL


Residents are invited to bring books and magazines to share or recycle to this three day event at Pilcher Park in Joliet. This event is FREE of charge and a great place to find children's books as well as many more!.
 
 (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

 
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