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Updated 5-2-2015

Go Green La Grange! is a group of volunteers who live in and around La Grange, Illinois, and who care about the environment and sustainable living. We’re everyday people who believe that it’s possible to make great strides by providing folks with the information they need to do the right thing.

We Want To Hear from You - please let us know what you think we should be doing by taking our survey! And, please join us on Facebook.

Earth Day Video Contest

 

Thank you to the participants in our Earth Day Video Contest. We received 20 entries from local kids! We loved your creative videos and your efforts to Go Green!

Here are the winning videos from our 2015 Earth Day Video Contest.  Watch them to find out how we can Go Green La Grange!

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                       Angus and Oskar                                                      Emma

Green News and Information

New Naperville Hazardous Waste Facility Is Now Open

The City of Naperville has opened its new regional Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility, giving area residents a larger, more efficient location to dispose of unwanted household chemicals, batteries, paint and other hazardous waste. The facility is located at 156 Fort Hill Drive, just north of the Department of Public Works building at Fort Hill Drive and Jefferson Avenue. Details here.

Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Urges Lawmakers to Increase Renewable Energy in Illinois

Members of the recently-formed Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition stood with state lawmakers who introduced a bipartisan bill in Springfield that would create 32,000 jobs per year across Illinois once the standards called for in the bill are fully implemented - on top of the 100,000 clean energy jobs that already exist in the state. Read the story here.


Green Earth Institute Hosts Green Earth Fair On Sunday, May 3rd

This educational and fun event will include speakers, exhibits, music, food, kids' activities, tours, cooking demonstrations, and our ever-popular plant sale of organic vegetable seedlings. Details here.


Dupage Forest Preserve District Native Plants Sale

The Native-plant Sale will be open on Friday, May 8th from 9am to 7pm and on Saturday, May 9th from 9am to 4pm at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st Street in Oak Brook. Presale orders must be placed by Thursday, April 30, 2015.  Presale orders will be pulled and ready for pick up on Thursday, May 7th 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Payment is due at pick up.  Any orders not picked up will be returned to inventory. Details and on-line ordering here.


Go Green LaGrange Publishes Updated Waste Reduction Guide

Go Green LaGrange proudly announces its updated Waste Reduction Guide! Want to know where to recycle almost anything locally? This is the place. Download the guide here.


Thinking Green
Our interactive blog for assessing the science behind the debate. Current resources for Climate Modeling, Alternative Energy Options, and Green Economics - links to current work that tries to set the record straight.

Our Friends

La Grange Village Site
La Grange Public Library
Environment Illinois
League of Women Voters of the La Grange Area
Illinois Sierra Club
SCARCE
Safer Pest Control Project
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