Resources

Here are some outside resources that we think are useful.

These links are not endorsements or advertisements.

Energy

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ComEd

ComEd provides inspiration, incentives, rebates, and tools for all kinds of energy efficiency projects.comed.com/WaysToSave

EnergyStar

This guide suggests energy efficient products and ways tPossio make your home more energy efficient.energystar.gov

EnergySage

A one-stop shop for solar installations from introductory information or ready to getting bids from local installers.energysage.com

Waste

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Zero Waste Home

Get tips on how to minimize waste and save money from this blog.zerowastehome.com/blog

Homewood Disposal

Our local waste hauler provides great resources to teach waste management to people of all ages.mydisposal.com/resources 

Food

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Imperfect Foods

Get groceries up to half off while saving perfectly good food from the landfill.imperfectfoods.com

Sustainable America

Learn and spread the word about food recovery, eating local, and preventing food waste through beautiful printable posters.sustainableamerica.org/initiatives 

Seven Generations Ahead

This Chicagoland nonprofit helps schools, events, and businesses conserve food and start composting.sevengenerationsahead.org

Home and Garden

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Possibility Place

This local business specializes in beautiful, pollinator-friendly plants native to Northern Illinois.possibilityplace.com

EarthEasy

Check out this guide for easy recipes to make all natural, earth friendly, nontoxic cleaning products.learn.eartheasy.com

U of I Extension

Get free home care tips, landscaping guides, and gardening advice from the University of Illinois.extension.illinois.edu