Monthly Archives: April 2012

‘Taking the Waste Out of Wastewater’

What would it take to convince you to drink treated sewage water? Would it be an easier sell if you knew that we have enough water in our system but not enough in the right places? With Chicago’s (and many … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola saving water, energy through corporate sustainability strategies

By José Ilarraza-Boyed For more than 125 years, Coca-Cola has been “refreshing the world” with its products, some 3,500 beverages, including its namesake soda as well as more unique offerings such as Andina Juice distributed in Chile and Burn energy … Continue reading

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Green Community Connections in Oak Park and River Forest host the One Earth Film Fest, Friday April 27- Sunday April 29

The One Earth Film Festival takes place Fri-Sun, April 27-29, 2012 at multiple concurrent venues in the Oak Park & River Forest IL area. The Green Carpet Gala that kicks off the fest is Friday, April 27th from 7:30-9:00pm, at … Continue reading

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WaterSense Marketing Opportunities – Outdoor Water Attitudes, Apr. 24

Wondering how to get homeowners to stop overwatering this summer? As part of the EPA WaterSense Team’s marketing webinar series, WaterSense will tackle outdoor water attitudes, education, and outreach ideas in April. Registration is open for this month’s WaterSense/We’re for … Continue reading

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Lunch Talks @ CAF: The Cost of Water w/ MPC’s Josh Ellis, Apr. 18

Lunch Talks @ CAF: The Cost of Water Josh Ellis, Metropolitan Planning Council Wed, 18 Apr, 2012 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Rain is free, but when it comes to water, everything else – treatment, pumps, pipes, drains, meters, more … Continue reading

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AWE Water Loss Webinar, May 24

Mark your calendars and save May 24th from 1:00-2:30 p.m. (Central) for a 90-minute webinar on water loss presented by the Alliance for Water Efficiency. Topics to be presented include how better non-revenue water management can improve a utility’s efficiency, … Continue reading

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Students take first step toward better stormwater management in Logan Square

By Erin McMillan On St. Patrick’s Day – always an eventful holiday in the Chicago area, but one made even more celebratory this year by falling on a Saturday during a rare March heat wave – a group of high … Continue reading

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