A COMPREHENSIVE GREEN INITIATIVE FOR THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY
(TAKE ONE SMALL STEP)
PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT
Make a difference with TOSS to protect our planet. Sign up your
youth group, school or organization for this green program on
conservation. Our Smart Living Program Assistant, Chris Mannix
will meet with your group and run this fun and educational
program. Learn how to recyce, reuse, and reduce our footprint
with fun activities and information. Please contact Chris email@example.com
for more information on this program.
DON’T FORGET TO LOOK FOR OUR SMART
LIVING BOOTH AT VILLAGE EVENTS ALL YEAR
LONG! FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT OUR
SMART-LIVING PAGE ATORLANDPARK.ORG.
Stop by the Recreation Administration Office,
Sportsplex Office, Cultural Center or Orland Park
Health & Fitness to drop off your items.
See the list
below of what we are recycling:
Dispose of batteries by dropping
them off at one of the drop-off centers
listed above. We accept most batteries (no car batteries).
Call for details.
We are collecting gently used shoes for project
Shoebox Recycling. The collected shoes are
donated around the world
We are collecting old crayons to be melted down and made into
super crayons to be donated locally!
SUMMER GREEN TIPS
1. Reuse your drinking cup or bottle. Get it refilled at your
favorite shop, eliminating plastic waste.
2. Reduce evaporation by mulching around your plants 2 - 4
inches. Free mulch is available at Public Works, first come first
serve basis throughout the season.
3. Use a rain barrel to harvest rainwater. You can purchase them
thru Metropolitan Water Reclamation atMWRD.org.
can also purchase a compost bin to recycle those scraps and
debris in and around your home.
ECO-FRIENDS SUMMER CLUB
Come join us in exploring, experimenting and learning about
our environment with fun green activities. Each summer month,
ECO-Friends Club will meet and have a hands-on project that
will excite your child’s mind. Activities can range from working
with nature to creating recycled art, while always learning about
ways to care and love our Earth for a lifetime.
7 to 13
Jun 20, Jul 18 & Aug 15
Wednesday / 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Cultural Center—Art Studio
Resident: $18.00 / Non-resident: $32.00
Get involved, get outdoors and help keep our parks
and paths clean, safe and attractive year round. Pick a
park and path for your school or organization—great
for individuals and community groups too. Sign up and
volunteer one day a month to support this green program
and help protect our environment. See full details on our
website or contact Chris Mannix at 708.349.1402.