It’s been nearly 30 years since Homewood Disposal Service began curbside pickup of recyclables. Much has changed, but the community remains committed to this aspect of environmental stewardship.
On March 22, Flossmoor was host to a community event where residents could gain extensive knowledge on the development of alternative energy sources, including biomass, solar and geothermal power.
Heather Hill fifth graders become environmental activists, and get results. Members of the environmental club appealed to the school's food provider to consider changing its packaging material.
“Trees are one of the strengths in a community,” according to Homewood Forester Jim Tresouthick. That's why both Homewood and Flossmoor invest and take pride in the local urban forest.