Kane Recycling Coordinator Takes Show on The Road

Kane Recycling Coordinator Takes Show on The Road

Kane County Recycling Coordinator Jennifer Jarlard is taking her show on the road this summer, traveling to various parts of the county to talk about what, where and how to recycle nearly everything.

Jarland’s next stop is the West Aurora Concerned Citizens Neighborhood Group meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at the Orchard Valley Golf Course Grill & Pub, 2411 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora.

The meeting is open to the public, so feel free to invite friends, family and neighbors to this learning event, where you’ll find out about present and future county recycling opportunities, programs and events.

Jarland is available to speak to community groups of 30 or more on weekdays. Contact her at recycle@countyofkane.org or 630-208-3841 to enquire about availability.

About Jennifer Jarland

Jennifer Jarland has been the recycling program coordinator for Kane County, IL for the last six years. Before that she was with Boulder County, CO, as Zero Waste Specialist. Her work includes household hazardous waste program management, managing the electronics recycling sites, conducting monthly recycling collection events and public outreach.

While managing, improving, and expanding recycling programs for Kane County, she also works with fellow Illinois County and Agency colleagues on broader state issues, such as food scrap composting, electronics recycling, and product stewardship initiatives. She is secretary of the board for the Illinois Food Scrap Coalition, and serves on the board of the Illinois Counties Solid Waste Management Association.

When she’s not working, Jarland enjoys growing an organic food garden in her back yard in Chicago and exploring the surrounding urban jungle.

SOURCE: Kane County Recycles news release