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

String Light Recycling Collection Holiday Expansion 2019-2020
Event's details
December 02, 2019-December 02, 2019

Time:08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: County Office Building (or Land Use or Sunny Hill), Joliet, IL-IL

Holiday lights that are no longer working may be dropped off for recycling at three County locations from December 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020. The County Office Building lobby, at 302 N. Chicago Street in Joliet; the Land Use Department lobby at 58 E. Clinton Street in Joliet and at the Sunny Hill Nursing Home lobby at 401 Doris Avenue in Joliet. Please be aware that we are accepting string lights ONLY. No CFLs or other fluorescent lights.
 (December 02, 2019 08:30 AM - December 02, 2019 04:30 PM)

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

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