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Our recycling drives are closed for the winter. See you in March! Please check back frequently for updates or join the Environmental Defenders to receive information directly through our eNews!
Volunteer Opportunities for EVERYONE.
- Green Spot Book Store
- Recycling drives
- County Fair
- Big Fall Book Sale
- Garage Sales
- Contact us to be added to our VOLUNTEER ONLY list.
“In order to protect all living things, the Environmental Defenders is dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the natural environment in McHenry County. As a citizen organization, we are committed to building sound ecological relationships between people and the natural world that supports all life.” To achieve the aim of environmental preservation and improvement, we provide the community with educational programs and volunteer action on pollution prevention, sustainable land use and energy and natural resource conservation.We advocate policies which protect drinking water supplies and conserve land for open space and agriculture. We demonstrate waste reduction through recycling drives and reuse centers. We encourage natural resource protection through native landscaping and stream protection programs.