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

Local Opportunities to be Greener Together

Park Clean ups

  • City Sponsored Clean and Greens;
  • Printers Row Park Contact Dorothy Mench for volunteer help opportunities
  • Ferd Kramer Rain Garden Contact Donna Hippensteel for volunteer help opportunities
  • GSLA

Community Gardens

Farmers Markets

Local Environmental Resources/Partners

  • ELPC (Environmental Law and Policy Center)
  • Delta Institute
  • Center for Neighborhood Technology
  • Shared Air/Shared Action Partners
    • LVEJO (Little Village Environmental Justice Organization)
    • SETF (South East Task Force)
  • Friends of the Chicago River, River Cleanup Days and clean water advocacy
  • NeighborSpace Lease holders of the Ferd Kramer Rain Garden land lease

News and Action Opportunities

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