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

Document Destruction Event in Monee 2019
Event's details
July 27, 2019-July 27, 2019

Time:10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: St. Boniface Church Parking Lot, Monee, IL-IL


Will County is providing a Document Destruction event on Saturday, July 27 in the parking lot of St. Boniface Church as part of the kickoff of a week long community action series of Love Monee events. Residents are asked to bring confidential papers only between 10am and noon for on-site shredding. Residential materials only, no businesses.
 
 (July 27, 2019 10:00 AM - July 27, 2019 12:00 PM)
Really, Really Free Market 2019 - Plainfield
Event's details
August 03, 2019-August 03, 2019

Time:08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: Plainfield United Methodist Church, Plainfield, IL-IL


The Plainfield United Methodist Church’s Green Team is organizing their seventh annual, Really, Really Free Market. Think "Garage Sale - except everything is FREE!" Everyone is invited to bring in items they don't want and to take items they can use without any fees. The event takes place at Plainfield United Methodist Church's Fellowship Hall, 15114 S. Illinois Street, Plainfield, IL from 8:30am-3pm.
 
 (August 03, 2019 08:30 AM - August 03, 2019 03:00 PM)
New Lenox Recyclepalooza: Hazardous Waste, Electronics, Wood, & More Collection Event 2019
Event's details
September 14, 2019-September 14, 2019

Time:08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: , New Lenox, 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 and ID required. We offer service to all Will County residents and all residents of any communities partially within Will County.
 
 (September 14, 2019 08:00 AM - September 14, 2019 03:00 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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