Welcome to the Environmental Division section of the County's website where Waste, Recycling and Green Initiatives are found. Our aim is to inform the public about environmental issues impacting their health, well-being and safety and provide recycling
opportunities to both residents and businesses.
The categories in this section are full of great resource for identifying
recycling and disposal locations and learning about
water conservation and
Additionally, the County is a recognized leader in addressing environmental concerns. The
2011 Environmental Progress Report lists many of our accomplishments and ongoing programs. The County is proud of its green achievements and we will
continue to be on the forefront of environmental issues.
Recent News - View the recently released Construction and Demolition Recycling brochure!
Construction and demolition debris is one of the top categories of waste heading to IL landfills. You can choose to recycle instead. View the brochure for more information.
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