2019 Green Business Award

Presented by the Village of Northbrook

At the April 23 Village of Northbrook Board of Trustees meeting I was honored to accept the 2019 Green Business Award for Shred Spot, in recognition of our recycling efforts and work to reduce the amount of materials going to landfills. Here is a brief summary of our recycling efforts for 2018:

lbs of Paper recycled 537,293
Trees saved 4,567
Gallons of Water saved 1,867,899
Gallons of Oil saved 124,383
lbs of Air Pollution saved 157,695
cu Yards of Landfill saved 822
KW-hours of Energy saved 1,095,272

1,200 pallets recycled
9,000 lbs of electronics recycled
15 tons of cardboard recycled