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Electronics Recycling Offered

Book Reuse and Recycling

Book Reuse and Recycling

3-Day Annual Event at Pilcher Park

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Earth Flag Schools

Each year over 50 schools earn Earth Flags for their environmental achievements.

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Composting Facility



Will County
Green Infrastructure

Compost Bin Sale
(completed April 2022)

The 2022 Event has ended but information on how to compost is on our website year round. Click the photo!

Rain Barrel Sale
(Completed May 2022)

The Conservation Foundation offers information on installation and the ability to purchase rain barrels year round. Click the photo.


50th Anniversary of Earth Day Celebration Page


Kids Corner


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Play a Game for Fun & Education

Our Game Page offers something for the young and the young at heart... Keep Readinge


Plainfield East High School Students created a video to promote recycling and food scrap composting!

E-mail Tips & Newsletter Signup

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Upcoming Green Events

Energy Efficiency Awareness Day
Event's details
October 05, 2022

All Day Event

October 5, 2022, a growing network of advocates, companies, government agencies, utilities and others will showcase the benefits of energy efficiency during the 7th annual nationwide Energy Efficiency Day.
 (All Day Event)
DEA Medication Take Back Day Fall 2022
Event's details
October 29, 2022-October 29, 2022

Time:10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

US Dept of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is holding a one-day medication take back event at many local police stations across the nation on Oct 29, 2020. For a complete list of locations partnering for this one-day event, please check https://takebackday.dea.gov/ Please know Will County has over 30 locations open year round for safe disposal of medication.
 (October 29, 2022 10:00 AM - October 29, 2022 02:00 PM)
Catapult a Pumpkin 2022 - Shred Documents & Recycle Electronics
Event's details
November 05, 2022-November 05, 2022

Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Lewis University - Parking Lot South of the main entrance, Romeoville, IL-IL

Will County and Lewis University have partnered to offer the 7th annual Will County collection of pumpkins for recycling. From 9am to Noon on Saturday, Nov. 5, students, parents, and residents are encouraged to bring their pumpkins and gourds! Lewis Physics Club will be operating Catapults! The Farm Bureau and Unv of IL Ext office will be offering composting info and Document Destruction service will also be offered. Electronics recycling will also be offered.
 (November 05, 2022 09:00 AM - November 05, 2022 12:00 PM)
Workplace Recycling 2022
Are you able to recycle at your workplace (not home office)

Green News, Tips & Fun Facts

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

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