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Happy Earth and Arbor Day

Happy Earth and Arbor Day

The clocks have sprung forward, the seasons officially changed, the flowers are in bloom, and temperatures are rising! What a time to be alive! There are also two days in April in which our environment is celebrated-- Earth Day and Arbor Day.  Both days allow us a...

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Go Green this St. Patty’s!

Go Green this St. Patty’s!

March 17th is approaching and if you’re planning on celebrating St. Patty’s Day there are several ways you can be extra green this year! Whether you are headed to the nearest pub, throwing a party, or attending a parade keep these environmentally friendly tips in mind...

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Your Composting Guide

Your Composting Guide

Composting can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to! Composting is a simple way you can reduce the waste that gets sent to the landfill and return some nutrients back into the ground. Composting is simply allowing nature to do its thing; it is the process...

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Go Green This Valentine’s

Go Green This Valentine’s

Valentine’s Day is a great holiday to turn green. Whether you’re celebrating with someone special, or just hanging out with friends, use these tips to make it green!      Activities Wanting to do break the mold and do something other than the typical dinner date?...

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How to Take Care of Your Trees in the Winter

How to Take Care of Your Trees in the Winter

When temperatures drop below freezing, you put your trees at risk of freezing too. Their buds, roots, and leaves can freeze and die. In order to protect your trees, you need to take action before and after freezes! These are some great tips for the Chicago cold and...

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Go Green for 2018!

Go Green for 2018!

Happy New Year! 2018 is here and it’s about time to start making your resolutions for what to change this year. If you’re wanting to go green in 2018 consider these 5 ways you can help to make a difference in your community!   1) Volunteer in your local...

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Ways to Go Green This Holiday Season

Ways to Go Green This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year- the holiday season is here! Before you start planning your holiday celebrations consider these ways you can celebrate the holidays in true green fashion.   Choosing a Tree If having a real tree is crucial in your holiday...

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How to Cook Sustainably This Thanksgiving

How to Cook Sustainably This Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, take extra steps to make your holiday more sustainable.  Here is a list of tips to cook your Thanksgiving meal sustainably:   Eat organic. This includes your turkey... try to source a turkey locally and from a more humanely raised setting....

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Go Green For Halloween!

Go Green For Halloween!

Halloween is fast approaching and it is easy to go green for this fun holiday! It doesn’t take much to get started, here are a few tips to take your Halloween from orange to green:   1. Reuse Reuse Reuse! Throughout the year, keep an eye out for things that could...

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