Come to the Green Side

November 28, 2010, 7:00 am
Filed under: Appliances, Rebate Programs

Nicor Gas has launched a new Residential Prescriptive Rebate program to help residential customers save energy and money. Residents may qualify for a rebate on high efficiency storage water heaters, furnaces and boilers installed between May 1, 2010 and May 31, 2011.

For more information and a list of qualifying high efficiency equipment please visit Nicor at or call (877) 886-4239 or e-mail This Nicor program will continue as long as Nicor funds remain available.

“The Cove”, Film and Discussion with the Filmmakers
November 21, 2010, 7:00 am
Filed under: Uncategorized

When and Where:  Film showing:  November 22, 7:30 p.m. at Harper College, Building E, E107
Film showing:   November 23, 2 p.m. at Harper College, Drama Lab (Building L, L109) 
Discussion with the director:  November 23 at 7:30 p.m at Harper College, Performing Arts Center

Who:  Co-sponsored by Harper College Campus Activities Board and Whole Foods Market

Cost:  $5 Harper students w/current HarperCard
$8 Harper faculty/staff, seniors and other students w/valid ID
$12 general admission

Academy Award-Winner for Best Documentary of 2009, The Cove follows an elite team of activists, filmmakers and free-divers as they embark on a covert mission to penetrate a remote and hidden cove in Taiji, Japan, shining a light on a dark and deadly secret.  Director, Louie Psihoyos, will be on hand for the discussion.

November 14, 2010, 7:01 am
Filed under: Local Drop-off Sites

Since May, residents of Hoffman Estates have been able to drop off electronics at the Village Hall on specified days.  With winter coming, the program will end on Wednesday, November 24.  Until then items may still be dropped off at the times specified below.  

Items will be accepted at:

Hoffman Estates Village Hall
1900 Hassell Road
Mondays and Wednesdays:  10-12
Do not drop off electronics other than during posted dates and times.

Only the following items will be accepted for recycling:
Computers–PCs and Laptops
Computer Monitors
DVD Players
Fax Machines
Mobile Phones
MP3 Players
Peripherals (Mice, Keyboards, Drives)
VHS Players
Video Game Consoles