Environmental Improvement Commission

2019 Recycling Extravaganza Update

The 2019 Recycling Extravaganza was a success! Here's an update on what was collected on Saturday, April 6th:

  • 428 pounds of syringes
  • 31,040 pounds of paper
  • 1357 gallons of paint
  • 10 mercury thermometers/thermostats/barometers

Thank you for your help in keeping all these items out of the landfill!

Meetings

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Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

  • Ted Witte, Chair
  • Cathy Coleman, Secretary
  • Shamili Ajgankar
  • Nancy Flynn
  • Khizar Jafri
  • Anthony Majszak
  • Kay McKeen
  • Anthony Pope
  • David Popham
  • Christine Richardson
  • Allison Torrence
  • Carlo Treviso
  • Robert Young

Vision

To create an environmentally sustainable City of Wheaton.

Mission

To implement practices that promote environmental health throughout the City of Wheaton by advising City staff and officials on policies and programs relating to the environment and sustainability.

The Environment Improvement Commission creates, sustains, and supports initiatives that:

  • Collaborate with other commissions on common goals
  • Educate the community about environmental issues
  • Encourage the city to pursue environmental sustainability
  • Facilitate improved recycling rates

Some of the ongoing initiatives coordinated by the EIC include electronics recycling, Prairie Path Clean-up, Native Plant Sale, and Arbor Day tree-planting ceremony.