Resources for Going Greener

NOTE: Our website is under construction. Please take a look below to see how it is developing. If you are looking for something in particular, or if you have a question about the Alliance for a Greener South Loop, please send an email to [email protected]

Local Opportunities to be Greener …Together

Tips for Condo Associations, compiled from winners of our Green-Greener-Greenest competitions. Use these ideas to work with your building management to go greener in your condo building.

Park Clean ups City-sponsored Clean and Greens are coordinated through ward offices. Get on their newsletters to stay up-to-date.

  • Ward 03
  • Ward 04
  • Ward 25
  • Printers Row Park Contact Dorothy Mench for volunteer help opportunities
  • Ferd Kramer Rain Garden Contact Donna Hippensteel for volunteer help opportunities
  • GSLA; Greater South Loop Association coordinates neighborhood cleanups .

Community Gardens

The demand for plots in South Loop community gardens exceeds supply. You can get on a waiting list for:

Farmers Markets

Local Environmental Resources/Partners

News and Action Opportunities

  • Environmental Action
  • League of Conservation Voters
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Midwest Energy Alliance
  • Treehugger Newsletter
  • Sierra Club Tips