Food Scrap Composting Challenges and Solutions in Illinois Report
This report is designed to educate elected officials, composting industry stakeholders and advocates, and the public at-large about opportunities and strategies related to developing a robust food scrap composting industry in Illinois. This report and the Executive Summary of Recommendations support the work of the Task Force on the Advancement of Materials Recycling, and include recommendations...
Eco-Nomic Restaurant Seminar
Eco-Nomic Restaurant Seminar Itinerary9:00-9:15 am: Coffee and Light Refreshments
9:15-10:00 am: “FIRST COURSE”: Energy and Water Conservation
Welcome & Introduction
Nicor Gas Small Business Savings Program
LED Lighting Rebate/Incentive Program
Refrigeration Rebate Programs
Restaurant Case Study: Energy & Water Conservation
10:00-10:15 am Break
Notice of Public Hearing for Budget
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGPursuant to the Illinois Municipal Budget Law (50ICLS 330/1), notice is hereby given that the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County will hold a public hearing on its budget and appropriation ordinance for the Fiscal Year beginning May 1, 2015 and ending on April 30, 2016 on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Oakton Community College, Room 1606, 1600 East Golf Road,...
April Environmental Awareness Calendar
Each spring, SWANCC creates an “April Environmental Awareness Calendar”. Each day offers a tip of how to reduce waste or take care of our environment to benefit future generation. There are many websites included to keep your eco-friendly actions going all year long!Download the April Calendar 2015.
Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy
The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy guides state efforts to improve water quality at home and downstream by reducing nitrogen and phosphorus levels in our lakes, streams, and rivers. The strategy lays out a comprehensive suite of best management practices for reducing nutrient loads from wastewater treatment plants and urban and agricultural runoff. Recommended activities target the state’s...