Alliance for a Greener South Loop

We are greener, together.

What is in the air we breathe, here in the South Loop?

Shared Air/Shared Action project: Become a volunteer air-quality monitor during the month of September. Find out more at an orientation meeting, Wednesday, Aug 23, noon. 1550 S. State Street. Alliance for a Greener South Loop

Composting in South Loop Made Easy

Have you been thinking about composting but just can’t swing it where you live? Good news! Now there is way to keep your food scraps out of the landfill without undertaking your own composting operation! Jon Scheffel has launched his Healthy Soil Compost service, which offers customers two ways to return food to soil, for […]

Pinterest Board – Greener Together

We’ve created a Pinterest board. Please email us if you would like to join our group board ‘Greener Together’. Here’s a map of green businesses, buildings and institutions in our neighborhood. Follow Alliance for a Greener South Loop’s board South Loop Green Neighbors on Pinterest.

Earth Day 2013

It’s S P R I N G, and there’s so much to talk about. 20 April: South Loop Clean & Green.  Celebrate earth day by helping clean up the South Loop! Tools and snacks will be provided. Please bring your own water bottle and gloves if you can. Clean & Green in theSouth Loop Mark Twain/Women’s […]

Earth Hour in the South Loop

Earth Hour 2013 is this Saturday March 23rd, 8:30pm LIGHTS OUT! The idea behind EARTH HOUR is that everywhere — business, home or school — turns off the lights for one hour at the same time on the same day to raise awareness of climate change. Let’s turn off our lights in the South Loop […]

The Alliance to Save Energy

The Alliance to Save Energy has a great website full of ideas on how to save energy in your home and at your business. Check it out! Here’s a sample a few of their topics this month: Ring in the New Year with Energy Efficiency Tax Credits January 24, 2013 Commuters, homeowners, and appliance […]

Loft Walk Today – South Loop Neighbors

Saturday, November 3, 2012 Join the South Loop Neighbors on Saturday, November 3, 2012 for the 14th annual Loft Walk from 12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m. Registration / check in at Dearborn Station, 47 W. Polk Street, Chicago. For more information:, to order tickets:

Help Move the Mulch!

Calling on Volunteers to …Help Move the Mulch! A truckload of mulch was dumped on the Ferd Kramer Memorial Garden on Friday. This Tuesday, Aug 21 @ 6pm we are going to be moving it to different places in this garden (@~65 W. Polk), and in the Printers Row Park (Fountain Park). Bring whatever you […]

Alliance Out + About…Come Join Us!

The Alliance has been invited to some upcoming community events. Hope to see you there! South Loop Neighbors: 7:00 pm, 18 April 2012, Grace Place: 637 S. Dearborn. Presenting: MMM! Prairie District Neighborhood Alliance: 7:00 pm, 23 April 2012,  Second Presbyterian, 1936 S. Michigan Presenting: MMM! Greater South Loop Association/Neighbors Night Out: 6:00 pm, 26 […]

Favorite 5 Restaurants for MMM!

Restaurants that participate in MMM! will not be taking their meat items off their menus, but they will be highlighting their meatless menu choices on Mondays in May. Where do YOU plan to go for a meatless meal on Mondays in May? MMM!

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