Earth-friendly Resources

Environmental news and content, a community forum to share ideas, information about environmental causes to join.

Green Drinks Chicago Southland

A network of individuals in the environmental field who meet at informal, unstructured sessions known as Green Drinks.

Homewood Disposal Waste & Recycling Resources

Insightful and original news articles and videos. Find events in your neighborhood, recycling updates, and the latest in industry advancements all in one place. Check out the interactive recycling guide. Find out if your everyday jars, jugs, tubs and containers are recyclable curbside. Schedule a special electronic waste pickup online. A guide to responsible disposal of bulk items, appliances, hazardous waste, electronics, batteries and more.

Seed Savers Exchange

SSE is dedicated to preserving heirloom plant varieties through regeneration, distribution, and seed exchange. It is one of the largest nongovernmental seedbanks in the United States.

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Illinois EPA works to safeguard the state’s natural resources from pollution to provide a healthy environment for its citizens. By partnering with businesses, local governments, and citizens, Illinois EPA is dedicated to the continued protection of the air we breathe and our water and land resources.

Sierra Club/Sauk-Calumet Group

The Sauk Calumet Group meets at 7:15 P.M., on the second Monday of every month at the Frankfort Library with the exception of June, July, and August. All meetings are free and open both to Sierra Club members and to the public.