Tips On Limiting Environmental Waste This Holiday SeasonBetween Thanksgiving and New Year's, Americans throw out 25 percent more trash, according to the US EPA.
Suburban Group Educates People On Recycling Cooking OilSCARCE in Glen Ellyn launched the "cooking oil rescue project" and promotes the recycling of cooking oil into things like bio-diesel fuel.
Chicago Cracks Down On Blue-Bin Recycling MistakesIf you've gotten a sticker on your recyclables container, this is bad. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
With Earth Day Approaching, Will County Residents Urged To Bring In Waste For 'Recyclepalooza'Earth Day is a few weeks away (April 22nd) and so Will County is launching "Recyclepalooza."
Lake County To Shut Down Electronics Recycling ProgramLake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor said it’s vital for the county to find a way to restore funding for the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, lest unused electronics hasten the end of two already overburdened landfills.
Sanitation Crews Putting Orange Reminder Stickers On Recycling Carts With Wrong MaterialWhite Styrofoam will get you a big orange sticker now if you put it in your blue cart, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Activists To Celebrate America Recycles Day This WeekendTime to start cleaning out your basement of difficult-to-dispose-of junk.
Recycling Advocates: More People Looking For Alternatives To LandfillsIt appears a lot of people are just itching to clean out their homes and get rid of items they no longer want, and are recycling instead of having garbage pile up in landfills.
E-Waste Recycling LocationsToday is Earth Day, and to help our city become a little greener, Abt Electronics has teamed up with the City of Chicago and Chicago's Green Office Challenge to help residents and local business recycle their e-waste
Switch To Grid-Based Trash Collection Nearly Complete, But At Lower SavingsComing Monday, the city will begin the final phase of collecting garbage on a more efficient grid-based system, rather than ward-by-ward.
Emanuel To Expand Recycling Program To Entire CityThe Emanuel Administration is announcing the first major expansion of Chicago's Blue Cart Recycling Program. He kicked off the first phase on the North Side.
Girl Scouts Urge Mayor To Bring Blue Cart Recycling To Their NeighborhoodsAbout 70 Girl Scouts from the Portage Park and Jefferson Park neighborhoods turned a photo session with Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday into an opportunity to make their case for more neighborhood recycling.