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.

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. For nearly 12 years, the Center served as a comprehensive green design and educational resource. It was housed in a retrofitted site, achieving Platinum LEED building status, located at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd., Chicago IL 60612.
http://www.sustainable-chicago.com/2014/10/30/chicago-center-for-green-technology-to-close/

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

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

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