Recycling at NOW
NOW has consistently worked to reduce the amount of packaging coming in to our facility, and has dramatically reduced the amount of waste that we send to landfills. Read More ...
Unwanted/Expired Medication Disposal Programs
Here is a new program for the responsible disposal of expired and unused Rx medications. Long-standing practices of disposing Rx medications in the garbage or flushing them in the toilet are no longer considered environmentally safe since these substances are not taken out (or treated) at wastewater treatment facilities and they can leach out from landfills. Recent scientific studies have discovered numerous Rx medications in waterways and fish.
If you have old or unused medications, please use these free services listed below and help keep Rx medications out of our drinking water, rivers, lakes, and fish. Read More...
Volunteering at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
From the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County website, "A world of opportunity awaits you at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, and we invite you to become a member of our top-notch volunteer crew. Whether you choose to help at one of our educational facilities or with our Natural Resource Management program or Law Enforcement department, your knowledge and enthusiasm will make visiting DuPage County forest preserves an enlightening and rewarding experience.
All volunteer positions with the District involve a specified commitment of time. Please consult the position descriptions under the category you are interested in below for the specific time commitment involved.
Additional volunteer responsibilities may be required. Please contact Volunteer Services for more information at (630) 933-7681 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Active Transportation Alliance
A non-profit organization in Chicago, IL. that works to improve conditions for bicycling, walking and transit. They annually hold the "Bike the Drive" in cooperation with the City of Chicago. Click here for events & information.
Recycling Events & Extravaganza
Wondering where to recycle your old stuff? Go to this website from Scarce to locate the location, dates & times of the nearest recycling events in your area. Scarce Recycling Events