HHW Collections

Household Hazardous Waste Collections

One of several one-day Household Hazardous Waste Collections

 
Electronic Recycling

Electronic Recycling

13 permanent locations, front-door service and one-day events such as GR2011 in Joliet & Plainfield's in October 2010

 
Earth flag

School Earth Flag Ceremony

52 Schools received Earth Flags

 
Book Reuse and Recycling

Book Reuse and Recycling

3-Day Annual Event at Pilcher Park

 
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Composting Facility

 
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Prairie View Landfill

Prairie View Landfill

 
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Prairie View Landfill Gas to Energy Facility

Prairie View Landfill's Gas to Energy Facility, converts methane gas to electricity to power 3,000 homes.

 
 
 
 

Rain Barrel beside Compost Bin

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.  The mission of this website is to make information available to residents of all ages, business and community groups.  This information provides techniques to reduce energy consumption and provides examples of numerous ways anyone can do more to green his 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
Green Non-Profit iPad2 Contest

ARD Green Non Profit 2014 imageWill County Non-profits are invited to show off their "green" credetials and enter to win a refurbished iPad2! Simply complete theapplication and return it by November 10, 2014! (extended)

Resident Green Photo iPad2 Contest

Residents and those employed throughout Will County are invited to take a photo of themselves, friend or family member in the act of "being green" (recycling, composting, conserving energy or water). Submit the photo with your name and contact info to info@willcountygreen.com by November 10, 2014! (extended) 

LOCAL GRANTS

Electronic Recy Screen Shot   Townships, Municipalities and Park Districts apply for the 2014 Round of Will County Recycling Drop-Off Grants. Receive up to $500, collection containers and service.

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Schools apply for 2014-2015 Will County Vermicomposting Grant. Receive bin, worms, book and instructions.

 
Will County Land Use Department
Will County - Land Use Department - Resource Recovery & Energy
58 E. Clinton Street, Joliet, IL 60432

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