Tri County Green Heroes
Tri County Green Heros are the people, neighborhoods, businesses, schools, churches and organizations making a difference in Woodford, Tazewell and Peoria Counties in “Greening our Communities”.
Join the Tri County Green Heroes
Does your organization work to:
Tell us about your efforts and be recognized as a Tri County Green Hero!
Recycling CentersTazewell County
Become a Tri County Green HeroDownload a Nomination Form
Contact Olivia Pasol, Tazewell County Health Department, email@example.com
Rebecca Cottrell, Peoria City/County Health Department, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tri-County Green Hero
Kenny's Westside Pub
Business has worked to eliminate Styrofoam and almost all single use plastics within their business by utilizing paper cups, straws and carry out bags. The also use biodegradable cutlery. When possible, they donate their surplus food to people in need.
January 2020 Winner
Spring Lake School #606
Troy Galvin, district's building supervisor and chief gardener, works with students and staff to bring healthy foods from their orchard and garden into their cafeteria
February 2020 Winner
Eureka Recycling Program
Dedicated to environmental stewardship through his advocacy and dedicated work in petitioning for the continued success of the Eureka Recycling Program
April 2020 Winner
May 2020 Winner
Pekin High School
Conducting a semester long research and advocacy project through the Illinois Science and Technology Institute Mentoring program examining the use and reduction of Styrofoam waste from your cafeteria. This assessment concluded not only the environmental savings, but the financial savings to the school.