• Mixin Mingle (map)
  • 124 Cass St
  • Woodstock, IL, 60098
  • United States

Woodstock Talks Trash:
A community meeting on business recycling in Woodstock

Join us to discuss the impact recycling can have for your Woodstock business and the local community. 

We will highlight strategies to help you save money through good waste management practices.
What's in store... 

We will have two business owners discuss their current recycling programs:

Panel discussion with:

  • Kristy Hecke Solid Waste Manager of McHenry County 
  • Jeff Maniscalco WM Territory Rep
  • Lori McConville Marvin's Toy Store
  • Cort Carlson City of Woodstock Community & Economic Development Director

What else!?

  • Review resources that can cut waste management costs for your business
  • Interact with a panel of industry leaders regarding the pros and cons of business recycling
  • Receive a session with an Environmental Consultant from Ecossential Solutions
  • Network, while enjoying food and beverages
  • Receive a free entry ticket to the Woodstock Small Business Raffle


The BBQ King Smokehouse in Woodstock will be showcasing their award-winning BBQ! The restaurant will be providing bacon wrapped pork tenderloin skewers with 3 different, renowned BBQ sauces! (Vegetarian/vegan/gluten free options will be available)

The Food Shed Co-op of McHenry County will be joining in the fun! The Food Shed Co-op is working to open a full service grocery store that will offer a wide selection of high quality, fairly priced products. The co-op is dedicated to supporting local farmers and producers to enable healthy choices by bringing sustainable products, services and education to our community.

Raffle closes at 7pm

Item 1: 
Green Box Boutique - A Yali Vineyard (Chile) sustainable wine pair to benefit wetland conservation. 1 bottle of robust Cabernet/Chamenere & 1 bottle classic Sauvignon Blanc

Item 2: 
The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County - Babbling Brook Level Business 

Item 3: 
Mixin Mingle in Woodstock - 
Free 2-Hour Booking Mon-Thurs here on the Woodstock Square. 

Item 4:
Papa G's Restaurant Two (2) - $10 Gift Certificates

Item 5:
Down 2 Earth- Stone Jewelry Set

Item 6:
The Backdrop Package which includes 7-year pen & Notebook set, Chai Tea, and more

Item 7:
Ortmann's Red Iron Tavern Gift Certificate
For more information on the event - or- an event sponsorship, please contact: 

The McHenry County Environmental Defenders
Phone: 815-338-0393
E-mail: mcdef@owc.net
110 S. Johnson St. # 106
Woodstock Square Mall 


Teagen Andrews
Ecossential Solutions Inc.

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