Resources

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Resources:

Wastewater management practices
Sheaffer International LLC,
800 Roosevelt Road, Bldg. B, #214
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
 630-446-4080
www.sheafferinternational.com

Ecological consulting and restoration
Applied Ecological Services, Inc.
120 West Main Street
West Dundee, IL 60118
 847-844-9385 
www.appliedeco.com

Environmentally friendly community planning
Delta Institute
53 West Jackson Boulevard Suite 230
Chicago, IL 60604
 312-554-0900 ext. 25 
www.delta-institute.org

Assistance in protecting soil and water
Illinois Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts
4285 North Walnut St. Rd, Springfield, IL 62702
 217-744-3414 
www.aiswcd.org

Wind energy
Illinois Wind,  800-526-9943 
http://www.illinoiswind.org/

Ecological restoration services
Pizzo & Associates, Ltd.
10729 Pine Road, Lealand, IL 60531
 815-495-2300 
www.pizzo.info/index.php

Midwest Renewable Energy Association 
7558 Deer Road - Custer, WI 54423 
 715-592-6595 
http://www.the-mrea.org

DeKalb County Farmland Foundation
P.O. Box 375, DeKalb, IL 60115,  
 815-756-2580

http://members.rhizome.net/delray/dcff/index.htm

Kishwaukee Solduc Group of the Sierra Club
P.O. Box 582, DeKalb, IL 60115
http://illinois.sierraclub.org/groups/kishwaukee.htm

Living Lands & Waters
17624 Route 84 North, East Moline, IL 61244
 309-496-9848
http://www.livinglandsandwaters.org/

Chicago Wilderness, U.S.E.P.A
http://www.chicagowilderness.org/

Prairie Rivers Network
809 South Fifth Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820
 217-344-2371
http://www.prairierivers.org/

Salt Creek Watershed Network
526 N. Edgewood Ave., LaGrange Park, IL 60526
http://www.saltcreekwatershed.org/

Fox River Ecosystem Partnership
http://www.foxriverecosystem.org/

Chicagoland Environmental Network
http://www.chicagoenvironment.org/

The Wetlands Initiative
53 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 1015
Chicago, Illinois 60604 
 312-922-0777 
http://www.wetlands-initiative.org/

Natural Land Institute
320 South Third Street, Rockford, IL 61104
 815-964-6666 
http://www.naturalland.org/

Kishwaukee River Ecosystem Partnership
http://krep.bios.niu.edu/

DeKalb County Soil & Water Conservation District
1350 W. Prairie Drive, Sycamore, IL 60178
 815-756-3237 Ext. 3 
http://www.dekalbilswcd.org/

 

Organic Farmer Training & Urban Farming: 
Angelic Organics; Caledonia, IL 61011 

Hazards of using plastic bags: 
What happens to all of those plastic bags? 

Beyond Pesticides: 
National Coalition for Pesticide-Free Lawns 

Learn about Vermicomposting: 
Vermicomposting Document 

Calculate your personal greenhouse gas emissions:
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/wycd/calculator/
ind_calculator.html

Find energy efficient products:
http://energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=find_a_product.

Learn about saving water:
http://www.h2ouse.org/

Learn about alternative recycling options:
http://earth911.org/static.html

Learn how to live sustainably:
http://eartheasy.com/homepage.htm

Learn about renewable energy choices:
http://www.eere.energy.gov/greenpower/

Compare fuel efficiency:
http://fueleconomy.gov/

Learn about public transportation:
http://publictransportation.org/

Help reduce your carbon footprint:
http://terrapass.com/

Learn about eliminating carbon dioxide emissions:
http://www.conservationfund.org/gozero

Reduce the amount of office bulk mail:
http://ecologicalmail.org/

Find a carpool:
http://erideshare.com/

More recycling information:
http://eiae.org/

Compare the environmental standards of electronics:
http://epeat.net/

Learn about what cities are doing to reduce global warming:
http://www.coolcities.us/

Learn about Al Gore's work against global warming:
http://theclimateproject.org/

Find organic foods:
http://www.localharvest.org/

A guide to recycling around the home:
http://www.movoto.com/buyers-tips/recycling