New Naperville Hazardous Waste Facility Is Now Open
The City of Naperville has opened its new regional Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility, giving area residents a larger, more efficient location to dispose of unwanted household chemicals, batteries, paint and other hazardous waste. The facility is located at 156 Fort Hill Drive, just north of the Department of Public Works building at Fort Hill Drive and Jefferson Avenue. Details here.
Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Urges Lawmakers to Increase Renewable Energy in Illinois
Members of the recently-formed Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition stood with state lawmakers who introduced a bipartisan bill in Springfield that would create 32,000 jobs per year across Illinois once the standards called for in the bill are fully implemented - on top of the 100,000 clean energy jobs that already exist in the state. Read the story here.
Green Earth Institute Hosts Green Earth Fair On Sunday, May 3rd
This educational and fun event will include speakers, exhibits, music, food, kids' activities, tours, cooking demonstrations, and our ever-popular plant sale of organic vegetable seedlings. Details here.
Dupage Forest Preserve District Native Plants Sale
The Native-plant Sale will be open on Friday, May 8th from 9am to 7pm and on Saturday, May 9th from 9am to 4pm at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st Street in Oak Brook. Presale orders must be placed by Thursday, April 30, 2015. Presale orders will be pulled and ready for pick up on Thursday, May 7th 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Payment is due at pick up. Any orders not picked up will be returned to inventory. Details and on-line ordering here.
Save the Prairie Restoration Work Day Scheduled for April 4th
Join other volunteers for a Restoration Work Days this Spring! The first work day is scheduled for April 4th from 1:00pm – 4:00pm at the Wolf Road Prairie on the corner of Wolf Rd. and 31st St. in Westchester. Please dress for warmer weather (sunscreen, bug spray, work shoes/boots, long pants, etc. Please no sandals/open toed shoes, shorts, etc). Details here.
Go Green LaGrange Publishes Updated Waste Reduction Guide
Go Green LaGrange proudly announces its updated Waste Reduction Guide! Want to know where to recycle almost anything locally? This is the place. Download the guide here.
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