Imagining Life as a ‘Basiner’

Last week, Pete Mulvaney, Sustainability Specialist at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) spoke to a packed Wilmette Library auditorium about a 100-year Vision Plan for what he referred to as the “Great Basin.”  [Read More…]


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...]


Go Green Wilmette Wins!

Go Green Wilmette won the prize for the Best Display for a Community Organization at the Wilmette Holiday Parade. Our pollinator theme as well as the size of our group – about 30 – clinched it! [Read More…]


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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