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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

Recycle Electronics & Household Hazardous Waste
Event's details
September 12, 2020-September 12, 2020

Time:08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: , New Lenox, IL-IL


Accepting a wide range of electronics (2 TV limit) and Household Hazardous Waste (15 gallons of paint and 15 fluorescent tubes limit) by appointment in New Lenox from 8am to 3pm.
 
 (September 12, 2020 08:00 AM - September 12, 2020 03:00 PM)
Will County Book Reuse and Recycling Event Sept 2020 - canceled due to COVID
Event's details
September 18, 2020-September 20, 2020

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


This event was rescheduled but had to canceled again due to COVID. 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!.
Signs will be posted.
 
 (September 18, 2020 09:00 AM - September 20, 2020 04:00 PM)
Will County Book Reuse and Recycling Event Sept 2020 - canceled due to COVID
Event's details
September 18, 2020-September 20, 2020

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


This event was rescheduled but had to canceled again due to COVID. 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!.
Signs will be posted.
 
 (September 18, 2020 09:00 AM - September 20, 2020 04:00 PM)
Will County Book Reuse and Recycling Event Sept 2020 - canceled due to COVID
Event's details
September 18, 2020-September 20, 2020

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


This event was rescheduled but had to canceled again due to COVID. 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!.
Signs will be posted.
 
 (September 18, 2020 09:00 AM - September 20, 2020 04:00 PM)
Wilmington Hazardous Waste, Motor Oil & Electronics Collection Event
Event's details
October 24, 2020-October 24, 2020

Time:08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: , Wilmington, 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, maximum 15 gallons of paint, and ID required. We offer service to all Will County residents and all residents of any communities partially within Will County.
 
 (October 24, 2020 08:00 AM - October 24, 2020 03:00 PM)

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58 E. Clinton Street, Joliet, IL 60432

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