Envir. & Resource Conservation Office

  • Director: Heidi Miller

Phone:

815.941.3229

Fax:

815.941.3432

Address:

1320 Union Street Morris, IL 60450

Upcoming Events
Click Here for the full list of 2019 events.
Current Event:

Family Fest 2019

Book Drive:

June 20th - July 26, 2019

E-Waste:

Saturday, September 7th, 2019 from 8:00 AM to Noon
Grundy County Animal Control Facility - Back parking lot off of Lynn Road.
310 East DuPont Road, Morris, IL 60450

Paint Collection:

Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9:00 AM to Noon
Grundy County Animal Control Facility - Back parking lot off of Lynn Road.
310 East DuPont Road

Shred Event:

Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 10:00 AM to Noon
Grundy County Administration Building - Parking Lot
Administration Building, 1320 Union Street, Morris, IL 60450

Tire Recycling Event

The next tire recycling event is scheduled for July 18-20th.  This will be happening at the Olson Recycling Center in Seneca.

Toy Event:

November 8th through December 13th, 2019

Used Oil:

Currently there are no used oil events scheduled.

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

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 inspecion 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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