Alliance for a Greener South Loop

We are greener, together.

People’s Choice Winner

Our Veggie Chili Cook-Off was really fun. We came, we tasted, we savored and we supported the environment. Here’s one of the winning recipes, Gail Merritt’s 3-Bean Chili, People’s Choice Gail’s 3-Bean Chili Better if made 1 day before serving Ingredients (approximate). Go organic if you can. ;] Olive oil for sautéing 2 onions, chopped medium-fine […]

The 4th Annual Greener Award Event is this Thursday

Reminder, the 4th Annual Greener Award Event is just a few days away. Come join us to recognize, celebrate, and share the South Loop’s efforts to go greener. This year the Alliance is: Launching a new award called the Green Hero. Hosting a panel discussion entitled “The Journey of Going Greener”. Offering a tour of Roosevelt’s just-certified LEED Gold building. […]

Community Kick-Off Event for Meatless Mondays in May…MMM!

Sample meat-free fare from local restaurants and learn how you can get involved at the community kickoff event for Meatless Mondays in May…MMM! South Loop Community Church;  1347 S. State Street, on March 24, 2012, from 12p to 2p. In addition to sampling meatless menu items from participating South Loop restaurants, participants will: Hear performances […]

Mmm! Meatless Mondays in May

Did you know that eating less meat is a great way to be kind to the environment? In fact, it is better than recycling! The Alliance for a Greener South Loop is working with member organizations and others in the South Loop on a new campaign that will be good for the environment and good […]

Greener Building Summit Recap

At the Alliance’s 2011 Greener Buildings Summit on April 30, property managers, condo residents and board members heard about the practices that earned Dearborn Tower “greenest” building status in the Alliance’s Greener Awards program last year.  Dearborn Tower property manager Felicia Perkins, building engineer Jerin Washington, and board member John Bosco shared their perspectives and […]

Earth Hour – March 26: Let Our South Loop Darkness Shine!

Earth Hour is a global initiative that invites individuals, businesses, governments and communities to turn off their lights for one hour – 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 26. Will the South Loop’s commitment to the environment shine through its darkness for one hour? Initially a single-city initiative in Sydney, Australia, in 2007, Earth Hour has […]

Greener Buildings Summit

Have you wondered how to get your condominium building to go greener? Or if your building has what it takes to earn recognition for the environmental practices it has underway? Join us for the opportunity to learn from your neighbors about how they have accomplished this! Print and share an event flyer! OVERALL SCHEDULE: 9:30 […]


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