Envir. & Resource Conservation Office

 

  • Heidi H. Miller – Director

Office Information

Envir. & Resource Conservation Office
Administration Building
1320 Union Street
Morris, IL 60450

(P) – 815.941.3229
(F) – 815.941.3432

Upcoming Events
Click Here for the full list of 2019 events.
Book Drive:

There are currently no book drive events scheduled.

E-Waste:

There are currently no e-waste events scheduled

Paint Collection:

There are currently no paint collection events scheduled.

Shred Event:

There are currently no shred events scheduled.

Tire Recycling Event

There are currently no tire recycling events scheduled.

Toy Event:

November 8th through December 13th, 2019

Used Oil:

There are currently no used oil events scheduled.

About

The Environmental & Resource Conservation Office is a County Office which is funded by the City of Morris through a portion of the Environtech landfill tipping fee.

The Environmental & Resource Conservation Office is the lead agency in the implementation of the County Solid Waste Management Plan, and has the following goals.

  • To decrease waste generation;
  • Increase recycling, reuse and composting;
  • Insure the timely development of needed facilities and programs.
  • Protect Environmental Resources

Goals

The goals of this office are implemented through the twenty year Solid Waste Update Plan that is updated every 5 years.

As part of implementing the Solid Waste Management Plan other activities that the office is involved with include:

  • Monitoring operations of the landfills by reviewing inspection reports.
  • Conduct educational and promotional activities, special recycling events etc.
  • Administer/monitor hauler licensing program.
  • Maintain and develop up-to-date information and provide educational materials on recycling, source reduction to individuals, officials, groups, commercial businesses and governmental agencies.
  • Monitor recycling activities in County buildings.
  • Coordinate with state and County agencies with regards to recycling/source reduction events.
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