Will County Earth Flag Pledge

We want to help our planet by performing 4 earth friendly tasks!

When your school completes the first two tasks and two more of your choice, you will be awarded an Earth Flag (year 1) and an Award Ribbon (each year).


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  • Recycle 2 materials (paper, cardboard, plastic, aluminum, and more)

  • Schedule 45 minute Presentation for at least 1 grade level/club (return this form to request)

  • Use Both Sides of school papers/photocopies whenever possible 

  • Collect books or textiles/shoes and deliver to county events in May

  • Compost a portion of food scraps in an outdoor or indoor worm bin

  • Perform 2 waste-free lunch days during the school year 

  • Host a recyled art fair to showcase student reuse projects

  • Plant flowers, vegetables, or trees

  • Visit Prairie View Landfill as a school field trip. (Email to reserve a date)

  • Cut energy use in your school with lighting. HVAC or other ENERGY project or 

  • Measure school trash with a waste audit (Call Joan O'Keefe for an appointment) 


 Download the Earth Flag application to get on board! 

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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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