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Recycling kits help educate students remotely

Homewood Disposal recycling kits have helped local kids learn about environmental responsibility through the pandemic. (Provided photo) Though classroom teaching has mostly been virtual this past year, Homewood Disposal did not slow down on implementing recycling education. The company distributed Recycling Education Toolkits to the communities it serves so students[Read More…]

Coping with COVID: April 12

Virtual theater coming Wednesday, courtesy of 23 Miles South. Senior shopping service starts, sponsored by the village of Homewood and St. Joseph Athletic Association. Flossmoor cancels Recyclepalooza. The peak is not the end.

Events focus on saving the environment and celebrating Earth Day

As the nation prepares for the annual Earth Day celebration on April 22, several programs in the Homewood-Flossmoor area are providing information and ways to celebrate special efforts to recognize how to be environmentally kind to the earth.  The Flossmoor Public Library and the Flossmoor Green Commission are presenting two[Read More…]

Used cell phones helping to underwrite SSFS services

That old cell phone may be a cast-off to you, but it can be of benefit to South Suburban Family Shelter, a nonprofit organization offering assistance to those affected by domestic violence.  “The fundraising potential is limitless,” said Vicki Meilach, community outreach coordinator at SSFS. “We work with a company[Read More…]

Green goes orange: Pumpkin Smash is Saturday

The HF Area Green Committee is offering an easy way to dispose of Halloween pumpkins. Bring them to  “Pumpkin Smash 2017” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Coyote Run Golf Course, 800 Kedzie Ave. in Flossmoor.   Anyone who brings pumpkins will have a chance to toss them into a dumpster.[Read More…]

Electronics recycling offered at Homewood village hall on Saturday, other services scheduled in coming weeks

Homewood officials announced this week that several popular services for residents are scheduled for coming weeks, including paper shredding, electronics recycling, prescription drug disposal and branch chipping. Electronics recycling, 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 26. Computers, printers, monitors, cell phones, CD drives, server equipment and peripherals will be accepted.[Read More…]

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