Chicago Green Community
GreenWerks is proud to be an active member in our community. We are pleased to be a part of the effort to make Chicago America’s “greenest” city. These are some of our favorite green businesses in Chicago!
Zip Car is a great concept here in Chicago. Most of our employees use them to get around town. They gave us a promomotional link for $25 in free driving for everyone that signs up! Thanks Zip Car.
I Go Cars
Local nonprofit that is accomplishing big things around Chicago with their rental cars. They also have a transit card that works in their cars and the CTA.
Chicago Green Organizations
Chicago Center for Green Technology
The Center for Green Technology is a great free resource to learn about being “green” in Chicago. This renovated brownfield is an excellent example of possibilities with LEED and technologies you can use in your home. The Center for Green Technology has lots of resources and a library with sample products for you to view.
Chicago Sustainable Business Alliance
Chicago Sustainability Appliance provides networking opportunities for sustainable businesses in Chicago. The CSBA hosts events like green drinks, has the Chicago green business directory and the Sustainable Enterprise Fair.
Chicago Green Festival
The Green Festival is an excellent annual event being held at Navy Pier in Chicago. This event is an excellent opportunity to meet other “eco-minded” individuals and other green businesses. See you at the Chicago Green Festival!
Green building conference and LEED seminars.
Illinois Solar Association
Everything pertaining to information about solar energy in Illinois.
Illinois Renewable Energy Association
This group focuses on bringing renewable wind and solar energy to Illinois.
This is a government database that keeps records on effects and studies on chemicals in household products. Curious what the chemicals are in that product, Find out here.
Eco-friendly YouTube Videos
Introduction to eco-friendly paints from BuildingGreen.
Eco friendly painting and information on solar tubes (yes we can install that for you!)
Chicago’s Green Renaissance, info on Chicago’s recycling and other environmental programs.
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