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Title:2014 Illinois Governor's Sustainability Awards [28th annual] and Campus Sustainability Compact Awards Program
Subject(s):Pollution prevention -- Illinois -- Awards
Sustainability -- Illinois -- Awards
Source reduction (Waste management) -- Illinois
Education, Higher -- Environmental aspects -- Illinois -- Awards
Sustainability -- Illinois -- Case studies
Pollution prevention -- Illinois -- Case studies
Abstract:Program and summary of award winners for the 2014 Illinois Governor's Sustainability Awards and Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact Awards. The event was held on October 23, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Governor's Sustainability Award Winners
  • AMA Plaza/330 N. Wabash Avenue, L.L.C. — Chicago
  • Argonne National Laboratory — Lemont
  • Armstrong World Industries — Kankakee
  • Baxter Healthcare Corporation — Round Lake
  • Best Buy Co., Inc. — Downers Grove
  • Carus Corporation — Peru
  • Caterpillar Inc. — Joliet Facility — Joliet
  • Caterpillar Inc. — Reman & Components Division — Mossville
  • City of Arcola — Arcola
  • City of Aurora — Aurora
  • City of Galena — Galena
  • Eaton’s B-Line Business — Troy
  • Environmental Resources Training Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville — Edwardsville
  • Gabriel Environmental Services — Chicago
  • J.L. Clark — Rockford
  • Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance — Chicago
  • Nestlé, USA — Jacksonville
  • Rockford Park District — Rockford
  • SAVOR…Chicago — Chicago
  • Sweet Beginnings, LLC. — Chicago
  • Thomason Machine Works, Inc. — Rockford
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Facilities Management — Chicago
  • Village of Franklin Park — Franklin Park
  • Village of Park Forest — Park Forest

Honorable Mention Governor’s Sustainability Awards
  • Cabot Corporation — Tuscola
  • Caterpillar Visitors Center — Peoria
  • City of Chicago - Department of Fleet and Facility Management — Chicago
  • ComEd — Oak Brook Terrace
  • Compass(x) Strategy — Chicago
  • DuPage County — Wheaton
  • Elmhurst Park District — Elmhurst
  • Public Building Commission of Chicago on behalf of Chicago Public Schools
  • TMCS INC. & ELSBO — Champaign
  • UniCarriers Americas Corporation — Marengo
  • Village of Hoffman Estates — Hoffman Estates
  • Village of Rosemont’s MB Financial Park — Rosemont

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.

The seven Illinois colleges and universities honored, and their recognition levels were:

  • College of Lake County – Grayslake — Gold
  • Columbia College – Chicago — Gold
  • Knox College – Galesburg — Gold
  • Prairie State College – Chicago Heights — Gold
  • Elmhurst College – Elmhurst — Silver
  • William Rainey Harper College – Palatine — Bronze
  • North Central College – Naperville — Bronze
  • Oakton Community College – DesPlaines — Bronze
Issue Date:2014-10
Publisher:Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
Genre:Technical Report
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-10-29

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