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IEC Climate Action Town Hall with Ald. Martin

Join Ald. Martin and Ald. Daniel La Spata of the 1st Ward for a conversation about some of the upcoming climate solutions that are being worked on in City Council. The discussion will include the decarbonization of buildings, electric vehicle¬†infrastructure, … Continue reading

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December Newsletter

The December newsletter is at this link: https://myemail.constantcontact.com/December-2020-Newsletter.html?soid=1132690428543&aid=dCBo8cX_gms&fbclid=IwAR2bwMmdTAQY24cKueSu2kjzfOhK8dQWvEnWgN_Jszvzl4ZrSZKOiSsjquI

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Events

Next Green Council Meeting Dec. 2 Save the date for our next 47th Ward Green Council meeting from 7-8:30PM Monday, Dec. 2 at Sulzer Library. We’ll have a presentation by Melissa Custic of the Chicago Region Trees Initiative, based at … Continue reading

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Announcing the Repair Cafe!

We are thrilled to be a part of a worldwide movement (www.repaircafe.org) and start our very own Repair Cafe in the 47th Ward! We have two generally handy-people, two seamstresses (with sewing machines), a knitter and jewelry-repair person. Do you … Continue reading

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Chicago Conservation Corps (C3) Spring Leadership Training

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Upcoming Event: A Home Energy Efficiency Mini Workshop

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Losing our ashes

The 47th Ward Green Council is concerned about the approaching loss of our Ash trees and have gathered some resources to help residents and business owners identify Ash trees and arrange treatment if they wish. Below is a photo of … Continue reading

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Sustainable Backyards

The City of Chicago Sustainable Backyards website makes it easy to find information and get rebates for some types of native trees, plants, rain barrels, and compost bins.

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Green Council Project Planning

Here is a summary of potential projects as brainstormed by the Green Council at our recent meeting. Developing a Community Solar Program Ashley Craig, Sarah Wochos, Mike Piskur, Chuck VonDrehle Objectives: Hold a series of informational meetings where interested homeowners … Continue reading

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