Environmental Committee

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Provide additional resources to your agency by becoming involved with the IPRA Environmental Committee. Our mission is: “To increase awareness and provide tools to help agencies achieve environmental sustainability in their communities.” It is a sub-committee of the Parks and Natural Resource Section (PNRMS). Our meeting dates are on the first Wednesday of the month at 1:00 at Schaumburg Park District’s Spring Valley Nature Center.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Helpful Green Links

1. SCARE stands for School and Community Assistance for Composting, Recycling & Education. Their link is http://www.bookrescue.org/

2. Links for Green Purchasing: http://www2.tbo.com/content/2009/jul/16/sp-wal-mart-blazes-eco-rating-path/news-money/



Thursday, July 2, 2009

Get Green With Your iPhone

The iTunes app store has a free upload called 3rd Whale that locates green products and businesses. The app currently has listings for 30 major North American cities. Not only will 3rd Whale sync with Google Maps to give your directions, you can also write a review of the business and upload it to the app and to Facebook!

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