All types of businesses are invited to learn from professionals in the fields of energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling Business Briefcaseand more. Will County offers semi-annual half-day seminars with business speakers that offer information on rebates and other ways to make $8,000 - $16,000 more annually through energy and related cost savings.

Government buildings last a long time, 50 years on average.  Buildings use a tremendous amount of energy and require routine maintenance.   

Over the years, Will County has been improving their many and varied buildings to make them more energy efficient, increase recycling and reduce water consumption. Businesses, schools and home owners may find the initiatives undertaken in a variety of buildings from offices to a garage to the county nursing home, inspiring and reproducible.  

On the following pages, information on installing a green roof, low flow toilets, T-8 fluorescent lights, high efficiency hand dryers, a cool roof and much more is provided. 


Green News, Tips & Fun Facts

Upcoming Green Events

Pumpkin Pitch 2016 - Shred Documents & Catapult Jack-O-Lanterns
Event's details
November 05, 2016-November 05, 2016

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 third annual Will County collection of pumpkins for recycling. From 9am to Noon on Saturday, Nov. 5, 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)
Braidwood Household Hazardous Waste, Motor Oil & Electronics Collection Event
Event's details
November 12, 2016-November 12, 2016

Time:08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: Reed-Custer High School, Braidwood, IL-IL

Collection of nearly all types of electronics and household chemicals, hazardous materials and liquids. There is a limit of 2 TVs per vehicle and ID required. We offer service to all Will County residents and all of residents of any communities partially within Will County (including all residents of Coal City, Diamond, Godley, etc).
 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

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