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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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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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Annual textile collection event to be April 29-May 3

Annual textile collection event to be April 29-May 3

Will County’s annual textile collection event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 29, to Friday, May 3, at the County Office Building, 304 N. Chicago St.

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Make Recyclepalooza part of spring cleaning

Make Recyclepalooza part of spring cleaning

For the first time since 2015, Will County will host Recyclepalooza in April, providing an opportunity for spring cleaners to get rid of items in an environmentally responsible way.   

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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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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 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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Minooka youth wins America Recycles Day photo contest

Minooka youth wins America Recycles Day photo contest

A long ago accident led to a community event to help Ronald McDonald House charities and now to its new collector-in-chief winning the 2017 Will County America Recycles Day photo contest.

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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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One-day electronic recycling events continue to grow

One-day electronic recycling events continue to grow

An electronics recycling record that stood for 15 years has been broken three times since 2016, most recently twice in as many months.

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Will County to continue electronic recycling at five sites

Will County to continue electronic recycling at five sites

JOLIET – Will County will continue to offer five electronic recycling sites through intergovernmental agreements approved at the Thursday, Feb. 16, County Board meeting.

 

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New Lenox man wins refurbished iPad in photo contest

New Lenox man wins refurbished iPad in photo contest

Composting photo judged best in America Recycles Day competition

After 15 years in a small Rogers Park condo that offered essentially “no outside space at all,” Jason Holicky decided he needed something larger that also offered space for gardening.

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