Just what is sustainability? It means using and preserving resources such that they do not become depleted or permanently damaged and requires the balance of environmental, economic and social demands.
Battling BuckthornThe Sustainability Commission in partnership with the Deerfield Public Library and Lake County Forest Preserves hosted an educational presentation on buckthorn eradication. Buckthorn has harmful effects on surrounding trees, wildlife and native landscapes. Learn from an expert why these invasive woody plants need to be removed and how to establish a plan for eradication. If you were unable to attend or want to brush up on the facts, download the presentation here.
Put Waste in its Place
Test your recycling skills with the Village's new waste sorting game! Sort items into the trash, recycling, yard waste bags and more. Click below to play!
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Please visit the various subpages of the Green Up Deerfield menu / section of the website, put together by Deerfield's Sustainability Commission, to learn more about Sustainability.