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Crabtree Nature Center
3 Stover Road
Barrington, IL 60010
Saturday, June 23rd
10AM to 2PM

 

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Any residents of Illinois can drop off their E-waste at no charge.

 

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Sand Ridge Nature Center

15891 Paxton Ave.

South Holland, IL 60473

Saturday, June 9th

10AM to 2PM

 

Who can come to the event? Is there a fee?

Any residents of Illinois can drop off their E-waste at no charge.

 

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Sagawau Environmental Learning Center

12545 W. 111th St.

Lemont, IL 60439

Saturday, June 16th

10AM to 2PM

 

Who can come to the event? Is there a fee?

Any residents of Illinois can drop off their E-waste at no charge.

 

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On Tuesday, June 12th from 10:00 am to 2:45 pm, the Cook County Department of Environmental Control and the Berwyn Veterans of Foreign Wars are sponsoring a free Prescription Drug Take-back program.

This event is a low-cost, high-value opportunity to tackle a critical environmental issue.  The EPA has asked people not to flush old medications, as […]

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that Provident Hospital has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Silver certification status, an important environmental rating given to eco-friendly buildings that meet rigorous sustainability standards.

Provident Hospital is now a more sustainable facility that will operate with lower energy costs. Construction to the […]

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Cook County is the new champion of the kilowatt-crushing “Battle of the Bulbs” competition, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today.

The energy reduction challenge pitted the Cook County Building against the City of Chicago City Hall. While the buildings are connected, they have separate addresses, HVAC systems and fire alarm systems. The […]

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With a nod toward Earth Week, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Tuesday that an energy efficiency audit project promoting sustainability will achieve $2 million in energy savings yearly for Cook County businesses, along with a substantial reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

More than 150 companies identified considerable energy saving opportunities within their facilities […]

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It’s spring and it’s Earth Week!   In celebration, Cook County invites you to join us at one or more of these events:

April 16, 8 am-5 pm—South Suburban College Earth Day. (15800 S. State St., South Holland).  The Cook County Department of Environmental Control will host a Prescription Drug Give Back. The very […]

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From the March 26th edition of the Chicago Tribune:

Despite this month’s record-setting warm weather, pothole crews in the Chicago area are still mostly limited to using marginally effective cold-patch mixtures to repair roads until the hot-asphalt plants open for the construction season.

But there is one exception. The Cook County Highway Department is […]

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