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

Rain Barrel Webinar - April 2021 with The Conservation Foundation
Event's details
April 12, 2021-April 12, 2021

Time:01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Keep rain where it falls! In this webinar, you will learn how rain gardens and rain barrels help you conserve water and protect our local streams and rivers. Learn what a rain garden is and how to use one to solve water issues in your yard, as well as how to correctly hook up and use a rain barrel.
 
 (April 12, 2021 01:00 PM - April 12, 2021 02:00 PM)
Joliet Hazardous Waste, Motor Oil & Electronics Collection Event
Event's details
April 17, 2021-April 17, 2021

Time:08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: , Joliet, 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, maximum 15 gallons of paint, and ID required. We offer service to all Will County residents and all residents of any communities partially within Will County.
 
 (April 17, 2021 08:00 AM - April 17, 2021 03:00 PM)
Composting Webinar offered by Will County's Environmental Educator
Event's details
April 23, 2021-April 23, 2021

Time:01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Learn how to start or improve a backyard compost. If you don't have the space to compost in a backyard, learn how worms can help you compost in your home. This one hour webinar presentation covers the basics for both the novice and the experienced. Sign up today.
 
 (April 23, 2021 01:00 PM - April 23, 2021 02:00 PM)
Channahon Hazardous Waste, Motor Oil & Electronics Collection Event
Event's details
May 15, 2021-May 15, 2021

Time:08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: , Joliet, 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, maximum 15 gallons of paint, and ID required. We offer service to all Will County residents and all residents of any communities partially within Will County.
 
 (May 15, 2021 08:00 AM - May 15, 2021 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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