Come to the Green Side


ENERGY TIPS AND SOLUTIONS
January 31, 2010, 7:00 am
Filed under: Environment, Green Tips, Upcoming Events

Learn how to increase the comfort of your home while lowering your utility bills.  Energy 360 Solutions will discuss the causes of home performance issues, ways to correct them and how to claim the Federal Energy Tax credit which is available for 2009 and 2010.

When:  Thursday, February 11          7:30-9:00 p.m.
Where:  Rasmussen South, Schaumburg Township District Library
Register at the Information/Magazines Desk.  847-923-3347.

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COME TO A FARMERS’ MARKET–INDOORS!
January 24, 2010, 7:00 am
Filed under: Farmers' Markets, Uncategorized

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean local products and goods aren’t available somewhere in the Chicagoland area.  Check out Local Harvest’s website for listings of farmers’ markets that are being held in various locations in the greater metro area.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to support small, local producers!



DON’T THROW THAT OLD HEARING AID AWAY
January 10, 2010, 7:00 am
Filed under: Local Drop-off Sites, Recycling

earOld or used hearing aids may be dropped off at:

Schaumburg Township
1 Ilinois Blvd.
Hoffman Estates
847-884-0030

Village of Streamwood
301 E. Irving Park Road
Streamwood
630-736-3800



URBAN WORM GIRL: VERMICOMPOSTING AT THE LIBRARY
January 3, 2010, 7:00 am
Filed under: Gardening, Recycling

Keeping a compost bin outside of your house is one thing but the Urban Worm Girl will show you how to set up and maintain a worm bin to keep INSIDE your home.   It’s a great way to get rid of your fresh food wastes and create rich compost for your garden in one small container.

When:  Wednesday, January 27              7:30-9:00 pm.
Where:  Rasmussen South room at the Schaumburg Township District Library
Register at the Information/Magazines Desk.  847-923-3347.