Tag Archives: Sustainability

Green Drinks

Join other volunteers, community members and environmental professionals for this evening of socializing, networking, and education. This Green Drinks will feature a talk by Zhanna Yermakov from Chicago Park District.

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Green Apple Day of Service

We all have a passion for education. Where we learn matters. The USGBC-Illinois Chapter and the National Center for Green Schools is inviting communities from around the world to take action on school campuses for the Third Annual Green Apple … Continue reading

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Green Drinks

Join other volunteers, community members and environmental professionals for this evening of socializing, networking, and education. This Green Drinks will feature a talk by Mary Anicich from The Nature Conservancy Indian Boundary Prairies.

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Green is Good: Get Inside Super Sustainable Homes July 26-27

  Green is Good: Get Inside Super Sustainable Homes July 26-27 Homes will be open from 10 am – 4 pm Saturday, July 26th and  Sunday, July 27th. Choose among 16 exceptional, award-winning and nationally-recognized homes in Chicagoland during the 2nd … Continue reading

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Green Drinks

Join other volunteers, community members and environmental professionals for this evening of socializing, networking, and education. Part summer picnic, part hike in the woods: the FPDCC and Greencorps Calumet will guide our exploration of the site and still allow us to enjoy … Continue reading

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Webinar: Cultural Sustainability: Heritage Preservation and Place-making

Cultural Sustainability: Heritage Preservation and Place-making “Heritage Preservation” acknowledges the value of historic buildings and landmarks while sensitive to the stories, institutions, and cultural assets of incumbent residents within our communities. Redevelopment initiatives that compromise cultural heritage are not sustainable … Continue reading

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The Chicago Water Summit 2014: Global Lessons from Great Water Cities

Presented by WEF and World Business Chicago, in cooperation with the City of Chicago. Where: Mid-America Club | 200 East Randolph Drive, 80th Floor, Chicago, Illinois Registration: Space is limited. Reserve your spot now! Hotel Reservations: Book your room at … Continue reading

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Webinar: Envision™ A Sustainable Water Sector

Developed by a joint collaboration between the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) and the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure at Harvard University, the Envision™ rating system provides a holistic framework for evaluating and rating the community, environmental, and economic benefits … Continue reading

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Green Drinks

Join other volunteers, community members and environmental professionals for this evening of socializing, networking, and education. This Green Drinks will highlight the Chicago Wilderness Sustainable Watershed Action Team and their work in the South Suburbs.

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Lawn to Lake Sustainable Landscaping Workshop for Schools

This half-day workshop is for school administrators and grounds managers. In-depth training on how to begin practicing sustainable less toxic landscaping on your school grounds. Attending will allow you to: 1. Address the environmental and health impacts of conventional landscaping; … Continue reading

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