Some useful area green links to utilize! Visit our friends listed on this Resources EGG350 page to further the discussions about our environment. What will you do today?

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Local Level

Other Area 350 Organizations

Check out what our area sibling and parent 350 groups are doing.

Forest City (Rockford)

Kishwaukee (Dekalb)


International organization

Fox Valley IL Area Organizations

To get more involved with green-environmental issues, visit these links to learn more and consider joining and participating in opportunities (events-activities-meetings) of these like-minded efforts.

Explore Elgin Area

City Of Elgin Sustainability Action Plan website
City Of Elgin Sustainability Facebook page

Elgin Earth Month

Elgin Allies

Elgin Area CAN

Greater Kane County Wild Ones

Start In Your Yard

Kane County Connects

Traditional Nutrition

Fox Valley Electric Auto Association

Citizens Climate Lobby – IL Fox Valley

Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice

Fox Valley Magazine

Fox Valley Sustainability Network

Save Our Illinois Land

Chicago Wilderness

Chicago Living Corridors

Chicago Area Peace Action

Seven Generations Ahead

Friends of the Fox River

Fox River Ecosystem Partnership

Sierra Club Illinois Chapter

CUB Community Solar in Illinois

Environmental Law & Policy Center

Fox Valley IL Area Preserves

Visit, enjoy the benefits, and participate in activities of these great places of nature.

Elgin Public Museum
(only Fox Valley natural history museum)

Hawthorne Hill Nature Center

Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation

Kane County Forest District

Cook County Forest District

The Morton Arboretum

The Conservation Foundation

Fox Valley IL Area Recycling

To maximize your personal recycling efforts, visit these resources to find out the latest and best information.

Elgin Recycling

The Junkluggers (Chicago NW Suburbs)

Ben’s Global Recycling

Kane County Recycles

Keep Northern IL Beautiful

Simple Recycling
(Elgin is a participating city.)

Fox Valley IL Area Businesses

Patronize these businesses, working to help you make the most of environmental-friendly options.

Elgin Area Chamber Of Commerce

Green Guerrilla
(eco-friendly, sustainable lawn care landscaping)

Klein’s Farm & Market
(produce, plants grown locally in Burlington IL)

Puppy Pals Pet Toys
(made from repurposed textiles)

Shared Harvest
(reasonably priced, healthful, organic local foods-products)

Natural Communities
(native plants)

Terra Vitae Farms
(beyond organic: regenerative farming, genuine stewardship & biodiversity)

Possibility Place Nursery
(grows plants native to Northern IL)

Natives Haven Nursery
(native plants in natural setting)

The Barn Nursery & Landscape Center
(plants & landscapes)

Ohana Farms
(native trees & shrubs)

Wasco Nursery & Garden Center
(native plants)

Trajectory Energy Partners
(community solar in IL)

mc2 Energy Services
(wind & community solar)

IL Clean Jobs
(creating new jobs)

National Level

For more of a broader scope of activism and discussions, check out these organizations.

National Biodiversity Teach-In

Healthy Yards

National Parks Conservation Association

Project Drawdown

This Changes Everything

Kiss The Ground

Environment Matters

Citizens Climate Lobby


Renewables Now

An Off Grid Life

Common Dreams

SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling & Composting Education)

photo courtesy Dale & Peggy