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Waste Reduction

Friday, July 17 | Noon | Register via Zoom using the form below Topics covered will include recycling, composting, closed loop systems, grants for recycling and composting businesses and education, hazardous waste, landfill bans and other topics related to reducing the use of raw materials and waste. Click here if the form fails to load.

State Recycling and Composting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7waHS-Q1nOE In the 15th edition of the IEC Lunch & Learn Series, James Jennings from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency discusses recycling, composting and waste management in Illinois. Find links and articles from the session below: Illinois Environmental Protection Agency IEPA’s recycling page IEPA’s composting page  

Illinois’ 2020 Enviro Legislative Agenda

During this session, IEC focused on demonstrating public support for the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) and addressing ethylene oxide pollution.

IEC EnviroNews (Summer 2015)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read 40th Anniversary Dinner 2015 Legislative Report Illinois Clean Jobs Bill update Air permit bill Summary of recycling and waste bills Bobcat hunting bill passes

IEC EnviroNews (Spring 2015)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read 2014 Legislative Report Sweep to conservation funds Monarch butterfly legislation introduced Exotic weeds and invasive species legislation Illinois Clean Jobs Bill introduced Brownfields and the Land Bank Act List of 2015 recycling and composting bills Seed library bill

IEC EnviroNews (Summer 2014)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Legislative report Illinois is the first state to ban microbeads Protecting of Illinois’ wildlife Energy issues in Illinois Review of veto session

IEC Bulletin (Summer 2003)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Statehouse report Wetlands Protection Act passed the House Environmental Briefing Book highlights key agenda issues Introduction of Blagojevich Administration IECEF launches Water Task Force

IEC Bulletin (Summer 2002)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. IEC to host candidates forum Groups call for energy efficiency to reduce air pollution ISEN launches battery recycling program Update on mercury pollution List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (July 1999)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Environmental bills sent to Governor Ryan Genetically modified corn’s affect on monarch butterflies

IEC Bulletin (March/April 1999)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Livestock negations yield results Testing program for vehicle exhaust passes House Assault on Illinois’ Endangered Species Act Land acquisition bill passes Senate Nature preserves bill passes House ComEd to sell power plants Spring session review

IEC Bulletin (March/April 1998)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of spring session Proposed Grand Kankakee Marsh National Wildlife Refuge Governor Edgar announces three new nature preserves

IEC Bulletin (June 1997)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. End of session wrap-up

IEC Bulletin (April 1997)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Restoration of Retail Rate defeated Spring session update

IEC Bulletin (April 1995)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Mid-session review Governor Edgar wants Tollroad Authority to start doing environmental studies List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (February 1995)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Statehouse report on shift of political power Preview of Governor Edgar’s second term Legislators recycle old bills as new proposals List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (March, 1994)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Politicized climate complicates passage of bills Conservation 2000 initiative featured in budget New radioactive waste siting process begins IECEF wins grant for campaign against pesticide pollution Review of annual conference List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (April, 1993)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of environmental bills for session

IEC Bulletin (October 1991)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Report on Governor’s actions on bills Environmental community represented at wetland hearings Announcement for Citizen Leadership Team for groundwater List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (August 1991)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of session Session at a glance Incinerator ban extended Two groundwater committees get to work List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (April 1991)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. IEC progress report Statehouse report IECEF joins in regional groundwater protection project List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (October 1990)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Critical issues scheduled for veto session Governor signs and amends key bills List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (July 1990)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Report on environmental legislation The session at a glance Update on pollution bills List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (May 1990)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Environmental bills face setbacks despite Earth Day push Lobby Day highlights environmental bills

IEC Bulletin (October 1989)

Find the full PDF online or scroll down to read. New funds for bikeways, parks, natural areas, and scrap tire control Opposition to Great River Road theme park

IEC Bulletin (July 1989)

Find the full PDF online or scroll down to read. Recycling, conservation fund lead in legislative wins Legislative update

IEC Bulletin (June 1989)

Find the full PDF online or scroll down to read. Legislative update

IEC Bulletin (May 1989)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Legislators overwhelmed by bills Summary of conservation bills Preparation for lobby day Solid waste action plan

IEC Bulletin (March 1989)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. New bills for the legislative session Governor writes letter for Middle Fork protection Ceremonies launch Rock Island Trail work

IEC Bulletin (October 1988)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Governor signs solid waste and anti-pollution bills List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (July 1988)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. IEC’s solid waste legislation highlights spring session success Loopholes closed in chemical safety plans No growth to Conservation budget Bills seek to ensure fair landfill site review Review of lobby day List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (June 1988)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act moving forward Action summary

IEC Bulletin (April 1988)

Find the Full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Solid waste bills top environmental concerns Review of Conservation budget Update on Rock Island Trail Middle Fork has strong supports, but faces tough federal battle

IEC Bulletin (February 1988)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Preparing for the spring session Profiles on two new environmental groups Plan for lobby day

IEC Bulletin (April 1987)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. ATVs threat to public lands Budget review Updates on solid waste and groundwater List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (July 1986)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Solid waste program highlights Spring success Funds needed for garbage recycling Middle Fork River now set up for national designation

IEC Illinois Environment (November 1985)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. IEC honors legislators Review of IEC conference What the conference panelists said about issues Extension of veto session List of upcoming events

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