Green Resources
Links to all things GREEN in the Fox Watershed and beyond
Building & Planning Green
Green Exchange
Greenbuild International  Conference & Expo
LEED - US Green Building Council
LEED = Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
LEED - Search directory of LEED Projects & Case Studies
Playbook for Green Building & Neighborhoods
 
 
Energy
Alliance to Save Energy
PlugInIllinois.org  compare rates
Solar Tribune
guide to home solar panels
Recycling
Earth 911
DeKalb County Recycling Info
DuPage County Recycling Info
Illinois Recycling Association
Kane County Recycling Program
Kendall (Co.) Environmental Commission
Lake County Recycling Info
Link 1   Link 2
McHenry County Recycling Info
Northern Cook County Recycling Info
SCARCE - Naperville  
(School & Community Assistance for Recycling & Composting Education)
 
 
Buy Recycled
Habitat for Humanity's ReStore  800 N. State Street, Elgin  Website  
ReStore Elgin is a 40,000 sq. ft. building materials reuse center benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley.  ReStore accepts donated new and gently used goods from retailers, manufacturers, distributors, contractors and homeowners. Building supplies are then sold, at greatly reduced prices, to the general public.
 
 
Misc. Green Links
Center for Neighborhood Technology
Chasing Green
 
 
Organic Food & Farming
Our new Local Food Resources Page
BountyofKane Website - A directory of more than 30 Kane County farms that sell direct to consumers and local Farmers Markets, The Bounty of Kane includes a map and contact information for each farm and Farmers Market.
Conservation @ Home Program
Erehwon Farm - Elburn
Geneva Green Market - Geneva
Green Earth Institute - Naperville
Heritage Prairie Market & Education Center - Geneva
Sweet Home Organics at Primrose Farm Park - St. Charles
 
Conservation & Water Resources
Visit our Rain Garden Initiative Page
Conservation @ Home Program
Reduce Runoff: Slow It Down, Spread It Out, Soak It In  - EPA video
 
 
As we build this page - you are welcome to send suggested links -- email: info@foxriverecosystem.org