Summer Latex Paint Collection Program DuPage County will collect unused latex paint for recycling and re-use. Location: Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility, 7900 S. Route 53, Woodridge Hours: June 6th - July 29th, 2017 • Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) Get more info at Latex Paint Recycling Program
The Citizens’ Climate Lobby(CCL) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with many national chapters, working to create political will for a livable world. The organization has proposed to establish a nationwide revenue-neutral carbon fee and dividend as an essential first step in addressing climate change. ...More Info
Give serious thought to recycling clothes, shoes and household goods. While 95% of unwanted clothing and textiles can be re-used or recycled, 85% ends up in a landfill, where it slowly degrades, releasing greenhouse gases, and leaching chemicals, which may seep into groundwater if the landfill is not sealed properly. Download our article below Read the Caring for Creation Newsletter Article and learn more about recycling these items for a better earth.
Caring for Creation March 2017 Article - On Recycling Clothes, Shoes and other Household goods.docx
Sign-up for Illinois' Monarch Butterfly Specialty License Plate
Help protect/restore Monarch butterfly habitats by signing up to get Monarch Butterfly IL license plates/stickers. 2000 requests must be received before the specialty license plate/stickers can be produced.
A $10 non-refundable fee is required with your submission of a sign-up request. IDNR Form and instructions for submission can be found here.
The funds will go toward planting milkweed vital to these butterflies along IL highways. To learn more about the Illinois Monarch Butterfly Initiative, visit the IDNR website.
Make a commitment to help our Butterflies next year- Plan on Planting Native Plants that Support them!