Tri-County Green Hero

The Tri-County Green Hero is a campaign to recognize community members, neighborhoods, businesses, schools, churches or other organizations making a difference in Woodford, Tazewell and Peoria Counties in promoting sustainable and green practices at home and work.

Award recipients will be recognized on WMBD during their monthly feature of “Tri-County Green Hero of the Month,” receives recognition plaque to display, and highlighted on the Tri-County Green Hero page found on

Campaign Partners:  WMBD, TCHD, WCHD, Peoria County Sustainability Department

how to be a GREEN hero:

  • Increase recycling efforts
  • Compost Food Scraps and other materials
  • Conduct a Food Recovery Project by donating healthy foods to local food pantries or soup kitchens
  • Conduct litter pick up drives in your neighborhood, parks, river
  • Implement water and energy savings initiatives
  • Create a wellness policy for dedicated improvements to health for employees and community
  • Provide a tobacco free environment for customers and residents
  • Purchase locally grown and made products to increase spending power and reduce transportation emissions


Tell us about your efforts and be recognized as a Tri County Green Hero or nominate someone else.  Nominations are accepted by the 15th of each month.  The nomination form is available online or contact the Tazewell County Health Department for more information:

Here is a printable version of the nomination form.


  1. To promote those entities making a difference in saving energy, improving the environment, providing healthy foods to people in need or diverting food waste for food recovery and composting.
  2. To encourage others to initiate green strategies for their places of work, churches, schools, neighborhoods and homes.
  3. To drive the community to in order to increase collaboration, education and awareness of issues impacting our health and communities.  


  • 2022
    • Par-A-DicePar-A-Dice Green Team Logo ColorGreen Hero May 2022
  • 2021
    • TCRC

Green Hero

  • 2020

       January - Spring Lake School.  Please check out this month’s winner.

spring lake 1

     November  -  Amanda Russ - TCRC Community Food Service Supervisor

 December Green Hero          December - Dunlap Middle School Green Team

  • 2019

October - Sous Chef

November - Pekin Insurance.  Please check out this month’s winner.

Pekin Insurance winner

December - Better Earth Logistics

BEL green hero award