There are many ways to be active in the movement towards a more sustainable future. Here are some suggestions onhow you can make an impact in your community:
Write to your alderman
If you don’t have the Blue Cart Program in your neighborhood, let your alderman know you want it! Your voice matters!
Buy sustainable products
Energy-efficient light bulbs, ecological cleaning products, and water-saving shower heads are just some examples of items which help conserve our environment. For a more complete listing, visit the Conscious Consumer Marketplace.
Create your own compost bin
Put those food scraps and lawn clippings to good use by creating your very own compost bin. Learn how.
Did you know you can get a rebate if you start a compost bin or rain barrel this year? The City of Chicago is offering $30 rebates for your rain barrel and compost bin purchased at any local garden center or hardware store this year. View the details and get rewarded for being green!