Moving forward, we will put forth a continual effort to create and sustain a safe and healthy workplace.

  • We will work safe and smart both at home and at work.

  • We will work to keep our building and work areas clean and organized.

  • We will have monthly safety talks.

  • We will work as a team to continually improve our work processes and safety program.

  • Here are just a few of the things that our Maintenance Department is doing to help make us a "green" campus!
    • Hard surfaces throughout the building are steamed to disinfect, instead of using harsh chemicals.
    • Pulper reduces footprint on items taken to the landfill.
    • Horticulture vinegar controls weeds.
    • Single-stream recycling is practiced throughout the District.
    • Parking lot lights were changed from multi-vapor to LED.
    • Gym lights were changed from multi-vapor to T5 high bay.
    • All AHU fans were put on VFD (variable frequency drives).
    • Parking lots were surfaced with GSB, an environmentally sensitive product that prolongs the life of the asphalt.

    Awards and commendations:

    • The Peoria County Board Recycling Recognition Award Winner - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
    • Schools of Illinois Public Cooperative (SIPC) Gold level of certification for our early adaptation to the "green" sustainable building mandates and guidelines - May 2015
    • SIPC AWARD.pdf click to view SIPC Award