Monthly Archives: March 2017
Environmental Defenders of McHenry County Offering Two $1,000 Scholarships
The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is offering two Entering College scholarships of $1,000 each to two outstanding high school seniors planning to pursue careers related to environmental studies. To be eligible, the applicants must reside in and attend high school in McHenry County, have a respectable GPA, two letters of recommendation, plan to attend an accredited college or university, and complete an application, which is available online and at the EDMC office.
The application and accompanying documents are due in the EDMC office no later than April 24, 2017.
The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is a non-profit member organization celebrating its 47th year of dedication to the preservation and protection of the environment, and education of the public.
In many ways “going green,” or being sensitive to the use of our natural resources, is about efficiency. Being conscious about behaviors and having monitoring efforts in place help to hold us accountable.
Here are a few tips to put those ideas into action:
Update mailing lists to avoid sending out unnecessary letters, thus saving the paper, printing, and postage.
Monitor the use of supplies.
Keeping tabs on how much is being spent and used can make us more careful about what’s being wasted.
Set a company policy that disallows the use of screen savers, and set monitors to power off after a time.
It’s that easy.