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Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in Will County with passport to green events

Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in Will County with passport to green events

The Will County Resource Recovery and Energy Division has joined with the Health Department, Forest Preserve and South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium to offer a passport to more than 50 ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day

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Will County to host tire collection event Saturday, Nov. 9

Will County to host tire collection event Saturday, Nov. 9

The Will County Land Use Department’s Resource, Recovery and Energy Division will host a free tire collection event on Saturday, Nov. 9.

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County collects record amount of textiles in week-long event

County collects record amount of textiles in week-long event

Will County took in a record shattering12,298 pounds of textiles during its annual week-long collection event which ended May 3.

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Free document destruction event scheduled for Saturday, May 18

Free document destruction event scheduled for Saturday, May 18

The Will County Land Use Department’s Resource Recovery and Energy Division, along with Joliet Franciscan Sisters and University of St. Francis, will host a free document destruction event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 18.

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More than 1,000 households participate in annual Sharefest Recyclepalooza

More than 1,000 households participate in annual Sharefest Recyclepalooza

Other events scheduled for September and October

 More than 1,000 households participated in the 2018 Sharefest Recyclepalooza in New Lenox on Sept. 8.

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Will County’s book reuse event has global impact

Will County’s book reuse event has global impact

A Joliet man’s humanitarian work and Will County’s book reuse and recycling event have come together to have a global impact.

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Will County to host annual textile collection April 30-May 4

Will County to host annual textile collection April 30-May 4

The Will County Resource Recovery and Energy Division will host its annual textile collection Monday, April 30, through Friday, May 4.

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Frankfort Township begins twice-monthly electronic recycling service

Frankfort Township begins twice-monthly electronic recycling service

FRANKFORT TOWNSHIP -- Frankfort Township has become host to Will County’s newest permanent electronic recycling site. Its first collection date will be Tuesday, March 13.

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County implements appointment system for collection events

County implements appointment system for collection events

In an effort to shorten lines and wait times, the Resource Recovery and Energy Division of the Will County Land Use Department has implemented an appointment system for its collection events.

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Will County offers holiday lights recycling opportunities

Will County offers holiday lights recycling opportunities

Got string lights with burnt out bulbs? Too tangled to use? Or lights that just don’t bring holiday joy anymore? 

 

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Catapult jack-o-lanterns, shred documents  at joint Will County, Lewis University event

Catapult jack-o-lanterns, shred documents at joint Will County, Lewis University event

The Will County Land Use Department’s Resource Recovery and Energy Division and Lewis University once again are teaming up to offer an environmentally sound way to get rid of jack-o-lanterns and documents.

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Fair Housing commitment recognized

Fair Housing commitment recognized

The Will County Land Use Department introduced a proclamation at a meeting of the Will County Board honoring the Three Rivers Association of Realtors for its commitment to the Fair Housing Act.

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County reminds residents to keep pool safety, permits in mind

County reminds residents to keep pool safety, permits in mind

Thinking about putting up a pool to splash around in during the hot summer days to come?  Residents in unincorporated Will County need to remember before they start work on either an above-ground or in-ground swimming pool, they need to apply for a permit.

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Drop off burned out holiday lights at eight Will County locations

Drop off burned out holiday lights at eight Will County locations

Three Will County offices are joining the County’s five permanent residential electronic recycling drop-off sites to give residents opportunities to dispose of unwanted, burned out, or horribly twisted string holiday lights.

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November holiday closings set for electronic recycling site

November holiday closings set for electronic recycling site

Will County’s recycling partner in Lockport will be closed two days in November in observance of Veterans Day and Thanksgiving weekend.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event to be held March 14 in Homer Glen

The Will County Land Use Department is partnering with the Village of Homer Glen to host a free one day Household Hazardous Waste collection event from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 14. This event is open to all Will County residents by appointment only.
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Daylight Savings Time Begins March 8

Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday March 8. Remember to set your clocks forward one hour and also check your smoke detector batteries.
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Will County celebrates completion of two new buildings

On Thursday, March 5, officials from Will County celebrated the opening of two new state of the art buildings on the county’s Public Safety Complex at Laraway and Cherry Hill Roads.

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Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in Will County with passport to green events

The Will County Resource Recovery and Energy Division has joined with the Health Department, Forest Preserve and South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium to offer a passport to more than 50 ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day

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Changes to the Will County Sheriff's Office on Laraway Road

Will County Sheriff Mike Kelley is announcing changes to the daily operations of the Sheriff’s Office, Public Safety Building, 16911 W. Laraway Road in Joliet and to the Adult Detention Facility, 95 S. Chicago Street, and Video Visitation Building, 20 S. Chicago Street in Joliet.
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Will County Creates COVID-19 page to consolidate information from departments/agencies

In an effort to centralize communication from various elected officials’ offices, county departments, and agencies relating to the coronavirus crisis, the Will County Executive Office’s IT department has created a COVID-19 page on its website.

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