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Title:2013 Illinois Governor's Sustainability Awards [27th annual] & Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact Awards Program
Subject(s):Pollution prevention -- Illinois -- Awards
Sustainability -- Illinois -- Awards
Education, Higher -- Environmental aspects -- Illinois -- Awards
Pollution prevention -- Illinois -- Case studies
Sustainability -- Illinois -- Case studies
Abstract:Program and summary of award winners for the 2012 Illinois Governor's Sustainability Awards and Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact Awards. The event was held on October 29, 2013 at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in East Peoria, IL.

Governor's Sustainability Award Winners
  • AbbVie – North Chicago
  • Aptar Cary Campus – Cary
  • Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District – Urbana
  • City of Joliet – Joliet
  • Forest Preserve District of DuPage County – Wheaton
  • Hilton Chicago – Chicago
  • Jefferson Middle School – Champaign
  • Metropolitan Mayor's Caucus – Chicago
  • Multifilm Packaging – Elgin
  • Niles Township School District 219, with special mention to Beyond Green Partners – Skokie
  • Quaker Foods North America – Danville
  • United Airlines – Chicago
  • Village of Arlington Heights – Arlington Heights
  • Village of Bolingbrook – Bolingbrook
  • Village of Downers Grove – Downers Grove

Continuous Improvement Award Winners
  • Caterpillar Technical Center – Mossville
  • Chem Processing – Rockford
  • ComEd – Oakbrook Terrace
  • Eaton’s Cooper B-Line – Highland
  • Elmhurst Park District – Elmhurst
  • J.L. Clark – Rockford
  • The Label Printers LP – Aurora
  • Lewis and Clark Community College – Godfrey
  • McDonald's Corporation – Oak Brook
  • Quaker Foods North America, Bridgeview – Bridgeview
  • University of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Champaign

Honorable Mention Governor’s Sustainability Awards
  • Argonne National Laboratory – Argonne
  • CCI Manufacturing IL Corporation – Lemont
  • Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. – Rosemont
  • City of Evanston – Evanston
  • Clarke – Roselle
  • Clover Technologies Group – Hoffman Estates
  • Ecology Action Center – Normal
  • First Busey Corporation – Champaign
  • Illinois Department of Military Affairs – Springfield
  • Illinois Department of Transportation – Springfield
  • Illinois Green Business Association – Champaign
  • Lawrence Foods – Elk Grove Village
  • Portapure, LLC – Chicago
  • Will County – Joliet

Campus Sustainability Compact Award Winners

Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact outlines environmental goals that colleges and universities may adopt on their campuses. The Compact includes objectives such as purchasing renewable energy, implementing green building practices, developing sustainable transportation options, improving water conservation, and incorporating sustainable dining practices.

The program offers universities and colleges three levels of participation: bronze institutions making a commitment to creating a sustainability program and engaging the campus community, silver institutions which are ready to make targeted commitments to greening their operations and monitoring performance, and gold for institutions that are integrating sustainability throughout their campus and working towards measured improvement.

  • Danville Area Community College – Danville – Silver
  • Heartland Community College – Normal – Gold
  • Lewis University – Romeoville – Silver
  • McHenry County College – Crystal Lake – Bronze
  • Northwestern University – Evanston – Gold
  • Prairie State College – Chicago Heights – Silver
  • Roosevelt University – Chicago – Silver
Issue Date:2013-10
Publisher:Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
Genre:Technical Report
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-10-29

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