Be informed.

Look through our resources so you can conserve your own.

We strive to keep our communities connected and informed with resources for how to make our everyday lives more sustainable. Click around and explore the many helpful sites and other organizations on the web!

Energy Conservation

DoE Cost Calculators
DoE Energy Savers Website
Energy Impact Illinois! Energy Efficiency for Residential/Commercial/Gov.
Illinois Residential Energy Incentives Available
Smart Energy Design Assistance Center Free Energy Audits

ENERGY STAR Resources (from

Business Improvement
Certified Appliance and Equipment List
Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs
Guide to Energy Management
Lighting Information

For Students

EnergyNet for K-12 Energy Education
Illinois Student Environmental Coalition (ISEC)
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
Students for Environmental ConcernS (SECS) at the University of Illinois

Grant and Incentive Programs

Ameren’s Act On Energy Programs
ComEd’s Incentive Programs
DCEO State Energy Incentives

Pollution Prevention

EnergyStar Green Purchasing Guide
EPA Hazardous Waste Materials Guide (pdf)
GreenSeal Certified Products
San Francisco Pollution Prevention
The Green Office: Janitorial & Office Supplies

Waste Reduction and Recycling

Champaign County, Illinois Reduce - Reuse - Recycle
City of Champaign’s Recycling Household Products Guide
City of Urbana’s U-Cycle Program
EPA Recycling Program Start Guide (pdf)
EPA Waste Reduction Guide (pdf)
Waste Minimization Guide (pdf)

Water Conservation

Alliance for Water Efficiency: Water Efficiency Business Guide An annual guide to water efficient products and services. Helpful for businesses looking for product manufacturers and audit providers.
Water Conservation Guide from San Francisco (pdf)
Water Efficiency Resources for Commercial, Institutional and Industrial Water Users
Water: Use It Wisely Program

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