County Board Supports Reusable Shopping Bag Program

A press release from the McHenry County Board: McHenry County Board Supports Environmental Defenders of McHenry County BYOBag Program; Proclaims August 2016 as COUNTY WIDE BYOBag Month Woodstock, IL – July 21, 2016 – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County celebrate … Continue reading

Harvard Re-Cycling Saturday

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: DEFENDERS’ RECYCLING DRIVE – Harvard, June 11th Recycling Drive accepts TVs, fluorescent tubes, electronics, Styrofoam™, more! WOODSTOCK – On Saturday, June 11th, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County (EDMC) will conduct … Continue reading

Basic Information about Recycling & LITH Drive’s Results

A press release from the Environment Defenders of McHenry County: ABOUT THOSE DEFENDERS’ RECYCLING DRIVES WOODSTOCK – On Saturday, May 14, 2016 the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County (EDMC), who has held recycling drives in McHenry County since the early 1970s, … Continue reading

Defenders Offer Cardboard Sign Re-Cycling

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: DEFENDERS TO COLLECT POLITICAL SIGNS WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is collecting political signs and sending them to New Vision Renewable energy, www.nvre.org. New Vision Renewable Energy, a nonprofit … Continue reading

Defenders Overwhelming with Old TVs

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENDERS OF MCHENRY COUNTY SUSPEND JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2016 RECYCLING DRIVES Due to the unprecedented volume of electronics recently received at the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County’s (EDMC) monthly … Continue reading

“Moral Response to Climate Change” Meeting Tonight

From the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: A Moral Response to Climate Change Thursday, September 3, 2015    6:30 – 8pm Where: Resurrection Catholic Church, 2918 S. Country Club Rd, Woodstock (1.5 miles north of Ridgefield, IL) No Cost, all are … Continue reading

Defenders To Talk Trash in Algonquin

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Algonquin Talks Trash:  A COMMUNITY RECYCLING EVENT Algonquin, April 30, 2015: The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County and Teagen Andrews Commercial Recycling Program Advocate from Ecossential Solutions Inc. are hosting … Continue reading

Defenders Offer Scholarship

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Environmental Defenders of McHenry County Offering $1,000 Scholarship WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is offering an Entering College scholarship of $1,000 to an outstanding high school senior planning … Continue reading

McHenry Electronics Recycling Sat. 9-12

A press release from the McHenry County Defenders: DEFENDERS’ RECYCLING DRIVE IN MCHENRY March 14th Recycling Drive accepts fluorescent tubes, electronics, Styrofoam™, more! McHENRY – On Saturday, March 14th, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County (EDMC) will conduct a recycling … Continue reading

Defenders Plan Meeting on Legislative Advocary

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Green Drinks on March 4th, 2015 CRYSTAL LAKE – In McHenry County, the first Wednesday of each month is Green Wednesday! The public is invited to McHenry County Green Drinks … Continue reading

Defenders 45th Brunch

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Environmental Defenders’ 45th Anniversary Brunch WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County invite the public to celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the organization with its members on Sunday, March … Continue reading

Defenders Snag Nobel Prize Winner for Annual Meeting

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Nobel Prize Winner to Speak at EDMC’s Annual Meeting WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County invite the public to celebrate the 44th Anniversary of the organization with its … Continue reading

Defenders Mobilize Members to Defeat Fracking Legislation

An email from the McHenry County Environmental Defenders: Member Action Alert Please call your legislators about fracking in Illinois today! Today the Illinois House Executive Committee is expected to consider SB1715, which contains measures to regulate high-volume horizontal fracturing, or … Continue reading