Perhaps you consider yourself a very eco-conscious gardener - but have you ever considered the chemicals that may be lurking in your hose? Luckily, there are healthy options - and we've rounded up what you need to know to keep growin' green.
Due to the tremendous success of the 2019 program, DuPage County is again working with the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, Citizen’s Utility Board and neighboring counties to offer a group purchasing program. Solarize Chicagoland offers competitive pricing, contract simplicity and community support. The program is only available for a short time so check out one of the many webinars to learn more.
Wood chips are a natural way to add nutrients to your soil, keep it moist and prevent erosion and weeds. Residents are invited to pick-up wood chips while supplies last from 8am-1pm Saturday June 6th and 13th at Blackwell Forest Preserve. Wear a mask and allow extra time for safe social distancing.
SCARCE will be featured monthly on WDCB Weekly on Sunday mornings from 7:30-8am. Listen live online from anywhere or tune your radio to 90.9FM or 90.7FM in downtown Chicago. Visit our calendar to find upcoming dates.
Sharing Connections, DuPage Habitat ReStores Begin Re-opening
Our book rescue couldn't function without these amazing individuals that dedicate their time each week to sorting, stocking, and organizing your donations!
If you see them when you visit, give them a high-five!
Al - Andrea - Bonnie - Cindy - Davina - Diane - Denny - Gary - Gayle - Glenn - Greg - Gregg - Jane - Janice - Jen - Jill - Jim - John P. - John G. - Joyce - Karen - Kath - Kathy - Linda - Marcy - Marilyn - Mary Lynn - Maureen - Nancy - Penny - Sharon - Susan - Tip
This newsletter was created by SCARCE and funded by the DuPage County Board, Daniel Cronin, Chairman, the DuPage County Environmental Committee, Liz Chaplin, Chair, and the DuPage County Stormwater Committee, James Zay, Chair.
Kay McKeen, founder & director
Jan Breyne, Laura Fanning, Heather Goudreau, Carrie Horak,
Bev Jaszczurowski, Erin Kennedy, Jean Kent, & Rose Naseef
Environmental education programs are operated by SCARCE
(School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education)