Resources for Green Living
Loving Creator Church, Chicago Illinois
Resource Center, Main office: 222 East 135th Place, Chicago, IL 60627, 773-821-1351, Fax 773-821-7462
Illinois State Hotline for recycling is 800-252-8955.
Real Goods Trading Company, Free quarterly catalog lists a diverse selection of environmentally friendly household and garden items, informational videos and books, low-flow showerheads and faucet aerators, compact fluorescents, cleaning products, water quality test kits, rechargeable batteries and charging units, and tankless water heaters. 966 Mazzoni St. Ukiah, CA 95482-3471, 800-762-7325. See http://www.realgoods.com/.
Whole Foods (sells natural and organic foods and products)
30 West Huron
3300 N. Ashlad
1100 W. North Ave
Farmer's Markets Nearby:
Chicago's Green City Market
Wednesdays, 7am to 1pm, May thru October
1750 N. Clark Street at Stockton
The south end of Lincoln Park.
And for your quick and easy use:
a homemade all-purpose cleaner:
(from Clean House, Clean Planet by Karen Logan)
Combine the following in a 32 oz. spray bottle
1/4 cup white vinegar
2 tsp. Borax
Hot Water to fill most of the bottle
1/4 cup dish soap - add last
10-15 drops essential oil (optional for scent)