Environment & Natural Resources

The Environment and Natural Resources Commission replaces the former Board of Environment Health and Natural Resources Commission and will assist the Village Board’s efforts to promote the conservation preservation improvement, and protection of the environment and natural resources of the Village. The Commission meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm at Village Hall.

Kids for a Greener Morton Grove , runs from now through May 28, 2021, and is open to 1 -8 grade students at any school where Morton Grove students attend - even if the school has students from other communities or is not located within the Village of Morton Grove.

Create original artwork that shows what “going green” means to you

Winners will be announced at the Village’s June 12, 2021 French Market at the Civic Center, 6140 Dempster Street at approximately 10:00 am.

The winning designs will be printed on reusable bags that will be sold at Village sponsored events. Proceeds from the sale of the bags will be used to support programs that promote sustainability. Download the entry form here!


Daily, SWANCC staff receives inquiries from residents asking how to manage items that have reusability, recyclability, or the need for proper disposal. "Recycling Right Matters" is a 10-minute informational video that pertains to residential curbside recycling and highlights the following information.

  • Acceptable materials
  • How to prepare materials
  • Technology that sorts materials
  • Products that are made from recycled materials
  • What NOT to put in your curbside recycling cart
  • Where to take items for donation, disposal or that have a special collection program

If you would like more information about recycling, see the Agency's FAQs.

Mayor DiMaria's Water Conservation Challenge

Morton Grove
Sustainability Plan
Adopted January 25, 2021
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