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An Illinois River Almanac

Jason Haupt's Energy and Environment Blog

Disposal of Electrical Items

If you have bought light bulbs recently, you probably saw a dizzying array of choices. For many there is a great deal of confusion on what to choose, how to choose, and which light is right for you. If you would like more info on choosing a light bulb, please read An Illinois River Almanac blog at http://web.extension....

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Water, Water everywhere…You are Using More than You Think.

Water is a resource that we often take for granted. We simply turn on a tap and have fresh clean water to drink, bath in, and have fun in during the summer. Our feelings about water change. It is never the same week to week or month to month. But water is a finite resource and also accounts for a large portion of utility bills.  There are several ways that you can reduce the amount of water you...

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