Helping Highland Park Go Green Through Education and Action


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Working today for Greener tomorrow

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Curbside Composting with Lakeshore

Request an Organics cart today and start composting this summer. Click here to update your service, enter the starred information then scroll down to Organic and Landscape Service Options and select volume based (using yard waste stickers) or subscription service. Add food scraps and yard waste, pick up days are the same as your trash and recycling, April through Dec. Accepted items here.

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Go Green Highland Park, IL

Monthly Meeting

Our next meeting is Tuesday, October 1, 6:30pm at Panera, downtown HP. Feel free to grab dinner while we meet.

Panera, 1853 2nd St., HP


Book Discussion

We have our next book! Grab your copy of Coming of Age at the End of Nature and join us Tuesday, September 17 from 1:30-3:30, at the Highland Park Public Library. From, “Coming of Age at the End of Nature explores a new kind of environmental writing. This powerful anthology gathers the passionate voices of young writers who have grown up in an environmentally damaged and compromised world.”

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HP Schools Compost

Thanks to SWALCO, Seven Generations Ahead, some dedicated parents, students and staff, Red Oak and Braeside Elementary have started composting food scraps and increasing recycling through the Zero Waste Schools Program. In just one month we diverted 2,900 pounds of waste from the landfill! Imagine what we can do next year. Read all about our success here!

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