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Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant Will County Executive

I am honored to serve as your Will County Executive. As a lifelong resident of this great county, I have witnessed many changes as we have evolved from an ag-community to a major hub in the global distribution market.  I am dedicated to building upon this status but I am equally dedicated to maintaining the quality of life for the nearly 700,000 residents and thousands of businesses and organizations that call Will County home. 

Please explore our website which is filled with important information about services and departments within the County Executive office as well as connections to other county officials’ websites.

Will County is diverse, vibrant, and filled with hard-working people. We have room to grow and we look forward to a great future. 

Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Will County Executive

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County’s environmental educator to give composting workshop
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County’s environmental educator to give composting workshop

JOLIET – Will County Environmental Educator Joan O’Keefe will give an outdoor workshop on composting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, at the Joliet Library Black Road Branch.

Composting 101 will be presented on the library lawn and is geared toward adults.

The workshop will cover:

  • The basics of backyard and vermicomposting and how to make a compost bin;
  • How to get maximum decomposition in a bin, and;
  • County and municipal rules that may apply to your backyard bin.

To register, go to link:  https://jolietlibrary.libcal.com/event/7967798 . Bring a blanket or lawn chair to use during the one-hour program.  The program is free.

The Black Road Branch is at 3395 Black Road. In case of bad weather, the event will be moved indoors.

O’Keefe works in the Will County Land Use Department’s Resource Recovery and Energy Division.  For more information about RRE, go to willcountygreen.com.

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