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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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GRANTS

Federal, State and Utility Grants and Incentives for renewable, alternative and efficiency energy projects available in Illinois. For more information, please click this link.

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CONTEST
Photo Contest

November 15 is America Recycles Day. Earth Day is April 22. In 2017 Will County is offering a photo contest for residents to show off their green side. Click here for more details! 

LOCAL GRANTS

Electronic Recy Screen Shot   Townships, Municipalities and Park Districts apply for the 2017 Round of Will County Recycling Drop-Off Grants. Receive up to $500, for Traditional Recycling site, including collection containers and service. Contact the Recycling Specialist regarding Electronic Recycling Opportunities.

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Schools may receive a FREE Worm bin when they apply for 2017-2018 Earth Flag Program!

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Upcoming Green Events

Homer Glen Hazardous Waste, Motor Oil & Electronics Collection Event
Event's details
September 29, 2018-September 29, 2018

Time:08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: , Homer Glen, IL-IL


Collection of nearly all types of electronics and household chemicals, hazardous materials and liquids. All participants must make an APPOINTMENT. There is a limit of 2 TVs per vehicle and ID required. We offer service to all Will County residents and all residents of any communities partially within Will County.
 
 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Electronics Recycling Event at A-Team's Shorewood Facility
Event's details
October 20, 2018-October 20, 2018

Time:09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: A-Team Recyclers Parking Lot, Shorewood, IL-IL


Time to clean out the house and recycle all those old electronics in the basement, attic, crawlspace, garage, collecting dust that you have not used, or have not worked in years.
Please enter from Vertin Blvd, to Capista Drive and make a right onto Gregory.
 
 (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
DEA Medication Take Back Day Fall 2018
Event's details
October 27, 2018-October 27, 2018

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. For a complete list of locations partnering for this one-day event, please check https://apps.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/NTBI/ntbi-pub.pub?_flowExecutionKey=_cCFED5C67-8A98-BA81-AFC0-082672433C00_kD14E1C29-1410-E251-B1D3-CEF6F275604F
 
 (10:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
Pumpkin Pitch 2018 - Shred Documents & Catapult Jack-O-Lanterns
Event's details
November 03, 2018-November 03, 2018

Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Lewis University - Parking Lot South of the main entrance, Romeoville, IL-IL


Will County and Lewis University have partnered to offer the fourth annual Will County collection of pumpkins for recycling. From 9am to Noon on Saturday, Nov. 3, students, parents, and residents are encouraged to pitch their pumpkins and gourds! Staff from the County will be joined by the Farm Bureau and Unv of IL Ext office to measure distance and offer prizes! Physics students will be offering a catapult option to add some thrills.
Document Destruction will also be offered.
 
 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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