Links

Earth 911. Empowers the public with community-specific resources to improve their quality of life.
http://earth911.com/

Greener Choices. Provides Green Ratings on household products.links
http://www.greenerchoices.org/

Northeast Recycling Council. Promotes source and toxicity reduction, recycling and purchasing of environmentally preferable products.
http://nerc.org/
Click on their
Documents page for a variety of informational documents and presentations.

Our Earth.org. Information on recycling, energy efficiency, and other environmental considerations.
http://www.ourearth.org/

The Freecycle Network. Provides individuals and non-profits an electronic forum to recycle unwanted items.
http://www.freecycle.org/

The Chicago Center for Green Technology. The Center serves as a comprehensive green design and educational resource. It is housed in a Platinum LEED building, located at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd., Chicago IL 60612.
http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/doe/provdrs/ccgt.html

The Will-South Cook Soil & Water Conservation District. The District works together with the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to help district residents conserve, develop, manage, and wisely use land, water, and related resources.
http://www.will-scookswcd.org/

Yale Environmental Studies site offers a variety of information on an array of environmental topics.
http://e360.yale.edu/

Upcoming Green Events

2014 Household Hazardous Waste, Motor Oil & Electronics Collection in Peotone
Event's details
October 25, 2014-October 25, 2014

Time:08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: Peotone High School, Peotone, IL-IL


Collection of nearly all types of electronics and household chemicals, hazardous materials and liquids in the parking lots of Peotone High School, just east of Rt 57, north of Wilmington-Peotone Road.
 
 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Tire Recycling Collection - Unv. Park 2014
Event's details
November 01, 2014-November 01, 2014

Time:08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: University Park Towncenter Mall, University Park, IL-IL


Will County is sponsoring a car and light truck tire collection event at University Park Towncenter Mall on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 8am to 3pm. This event is for residents and farmers. NO business or governmental organizations may participate.
 
 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Pumpkin Pitch - Collecting Jack-O-Lanterns for Recycling
Event's details
November 07, 2014-November 07, 2014

Time:06:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Will County Office Parking Lot, Joliet, IL-IL


Will County and Homewood Disposal have partnered to offer the first Will County collection of pumpkins for recycling. WJOL's morning crew will be on-site until 9am encouraging great pitches! Staff from the County will be joined by the Farm Bureau and Unv of IL Ext office to measure distance and offer prizes! Don't trash your Jack-O-Lantern, bring it in for recycling!
 
 (06:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
 
Will County Land Use Department
Will County - Land Use Department - Resource Recovery & Energy
58 E. Clinton Street, Joliet, IL 60432

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