Environmental Fair at Wagner Farm, Thursday, Dec. 13th

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December 12, 2012 at 4:56 pm

This coming Thursday, December 13th, State Senator-elect, Daniel Biss  will host an Environmental Fair, the theme of which is “Quick Tips on Reducing Your Footprint.” It will feature several local and governmental sustainability experts and authorities, including Mary Allen, the Recycling and Education Director at Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County, and Debra Shore, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner. Local, environmentally-minded organizations will also be available to talk about composting, where to dispose of electronics and light bulbs that cannot go into landfills, transportation, and solar panels for your home. The Talking Farm, which operates the Howard Street Farm in Skokie, will also attend to talk about maintaining winter herb and vegetable windowsill gardens and to give out cool weather seeds.

The Fair will take place at 7:00 p.m. at Wagner Farm, 1510 Wagner Road, Glenview.

Participants:
Active Transportation Alliance
Citizens Utility Board
Energy Impact Illinois
Evanston ReBuilding Warehouse
Illinois Solar Energy Association
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County
Sustainable Places, Inc.
The Talking Farm
Wagner Farm

See here for more information, or contact Daniel Biss’ office directly at 847.568.1250 if you have any questions.

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