FEATURED EVENT

Wilmette Holiday Parade

Join GGW as we march in the Holiday Parade. Help us raise environmental awareness in our community and have family fun at the same time. Dress in green or blue, make a sign or use one of ours. Butterfly costumes and signs especially appreciated. Win a prize for the best eco-themed costume. Bring neighbors and friends – all are welcome. Gather at the Wilmette CTA Station at 4th and Linden

FEATURED PROJECT

Should Lake Michigan be a major repository for stormwater from surrounding communities?

How to handle the stormwater that results from increasingly frequent and severe storms is one of the most critical issues facing our north shore communities. Six communities are cooperating to address … [Read More...]

GOOD NEWS DEPARTMENT

Moving Beyond the Car

More than forty members of the Consortium of North Shore Environmental Groups (CONSEG) met recently to discuss “Transportation in the Suburbs: Moving Beyond the Car.” Members came from fifteen different communities. [Read More…]

DEAR ROBIN

I’m considering updating my refrigerator. I’ve heard ComEd will recycle it and give me a rebate. Do you know anything about this?

An old, inefficient refrigerator or freezer is a big drain on your wallet and the environment. Old refrigerators and freezers can consume as much as four times more energy than a newer and more … [Read More...]

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