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

Soil and Water Conservation District Featured Wednesday Evening in Crystal Lake

A press release from the Environment Defenders of McHenry County: GREEN DRINKS MCHENRY COUNTY GATHERING SET FOR April 6th CRYSTAL LAKE – On the first Wednesday of each month, environmentally-minded people gather upstairs at Duke’s Alehouse & Kitchen to network and talk … 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 Offer Recycling for Campaign Signs

Barb Day is Chairman of the Waste Reduction Committee, one of the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County (better known as The Defenders) committees. One of our Board Members, Ken Santowski, is collecting political signs after the election and sending them … 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

County Fair Fills a Tent

The McHenry County Board may have failed in its effort to corral all the faith-based exhibits in a “Faith Tent,” (see “County Fair Association Capitulates to Pro-Lifers“. But the Environmental Defenders reports that environment exhibitors will be grouped together in … Continue reading

CL’s Independence Day Parade – 5

Part 5 of political aspects of the Crystal Lake Independence Day Parade. Here’s one with a political message from the Environmental Defenders: Next, came marchers for the new FoodShed Co-op. This group is trying to start a locally-based grocery store. … Continue reading

Defenders Question Woodstock HS Artificial Turf

From the Environmental Defenders email: D200 School Board will be accepting bids for possible approval of the application of [a $955,170] crumb rubber (a component of Synthetic or Artificial Turf) to Larry Dale Field at Woodstock High School THIS SUMMER. … 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