Resources

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Suggested submissions can be sent to info@gogreennorthbrook.org.


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B

Bees

Website: bee-friendlier.com

Bicycling – Northbrook Bicycle Task Force
Blogs
Books
Botanic Garden (Chicago)

C

Calendar — local events, check often!
Catalogs — reducing unwanted mail
Chicago Botanic Garden

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA):

Angelic Organics
Irv & Shelly’s Fresh Picks

Composting
Consortium of North Shore Environmental Groups (CONSEG)

D

Disposal:

Batteries — Northbrook Public Library
Cell phones — Northbrook Public Library
Corks — Chicago Botanic Garden or Whole Foods
Eyeglasses — Northbrook Public Library
Medications — Northbrook Police Department (1401 Landwehr Rd.)

E

Education children

Request a Resource (EducatorLabs.org)
Wildlife and Nature Lesson Plans and Resources for Educators

Education adults : See our Media page and subpages

Energy
Energy Parties
Environmental Quality Commission (Northbrook)

F

Farming:

Angelic Organics
The Food Works
The Land Connection
New Illinois Farmer (Univ. of Illinois)

Farmer’s Market (Northbrook)
Food Waste
Forest Preserves
Forest Preserves of Cook County (FPDCC)
Forest Preserves of Lake County (LCFPD)

G

Gardens – Community
Gardens – Home
Gardens – Tower
Garden Club (Northbrook)
Glenkirk – Garden
Go Green Glencoe
Go Green Wilmette
Green Champions
Green Scene — GGN’s gatherings to get wise

H

Home

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J

Junk Mail

K

L

Library — Northbrook Public Library’s Going Green

M

Mail — reducing unwanted mail
Movies get informed with these environmental movies

N

Natural Landscapes:

Conserve Lake County — yard assessment, native plant finder…
Wild Ones — many resources available here

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P

Q

R

RecyclingSearch based on material and location
Recycling – Weekly
Recycling – Monthly
Reds Garden Center – events calendar
Reusable Bag Initiative

S

Seasonal Socials GGN’s quarterly gatherings
Somme Prairie Grove

T

Techny River Trail — a proposed 1-mile trail west of Willow Festival

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V

Videos
Village of Northbrook — go green initiatives by the Village

W

Wagner Farm
Websites — get informed on these environmental websites
Whole Foods — Northbrook events calendar
Women in Green — social green for environmentally-minded women

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Y

Yard Waste Disposal

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