FREE April 14 webinar reveals the secrets of Conservation@Home! – Kane County Connects

  • Editor’s Note: This recycling (and the environment) update was provided by Kane County Recycling Coordinator, Clair Ryan. Do you have a question or an idea for a recycling board? Contact Clair at 630-208-3841 or

Do you want to make your home greener but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you’ve heard of composting or rainwater harvesting but don’t know how to do it right and make it work for your home?

No matter where you are on your home conservation journey, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to learn the basics of composting and stormwater diversion and get your questions answered!

At 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, Kane County and the Conservation Foundation are jointly hosting a free Conservation@Home webinar. Click here to join!

The webinar speakers will discuss some of the simple steps you can take to make everyday life more environmentally friendly.

Jim Kleinwachter, who served as the Conservation@Home program manager at The Conservation Foundation for 18 years, will discuss the impact of home landscaping on the larger environment, simple changes homeowners can make to be more respectful environment and programs available through TCF to help .

Clair Ryan, Kane County’s new recycling coordinator, will give her first public presentation for the county on the benefits of composting and the do’s and don’ts of getting started.

Kane County Resource Management Coordinator Ivy Klee will discuss some stormwater basics and how homeowners can help slow the flow of stormwater to our local creeks and creeks by installing just a rain barrel.

All will also be available to answer questions!

The webinar is connected to our annual sale of rain barrels and composting equipmentand we’ll be happy to answer questions about the sale, which runs until May 3.

No purchase is necessary to attend!

Again, register here be part of the April 14 party. Can’t be there that day? Check out the Kane County Recycles main page towards the end of April, and we’ll have a link to the video at the top!

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