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Virtual Environmental Resource Fair
August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree
Come join Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison, Cook County’s Department of Environment and Sustainability (DES), Poplar Creek Library, and various organizations for a virtual resource fair on Friday, August 28th.
Registration is FREE and can be done here. Registered attendees are eligible to win a smart thermostat.
You will learn how to be more sustainable at home, specifically looking at ways to save money on your energy bills and reduce flooding at your home. And, since we’re all home a bit more these days, we’ll share some tips for how to maintain a compost pile. Below are the resources being presented so far. More details to come.
- CUB (Citizens Utility Board): Understanding Utility bills
- Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT): Rain Ready – how to reduce flooding at your home and in your neighborhood
- Elevate Energy: Energy Efficiency Programs for Your Home
- Cook County DES: Solarize Chicagoland
***——————-SHRED DAY EVENT @ Poplar Creek Library——————–***
Date & Time: Saturday, August 29 • 2-4:15 pm
Location: Poplar Creek Library Parking Lot
Non-commercial document shredding. Limit of two (12”x10”x15”) boxes or two paper grocery bags per vehicle. For more information visit pclib.org or call the Library at 630.837.6800. Poplar Creek Library is located at 1405 S. Park Avenue, Streamwood, IL 60107
For questions you can email District15@cookcountyil.gov or call our office at (847) 519-7674.
Disclaimer: the smart thermostat is provided through grant funding by the Illinois Science & Energy Innovation Foundation.