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Saturday, February 19th 9:00am-1:00pm Luther Memorial Church, 2500 W. Wilson RSVP: EwasteWorkshop@gmail.com or (773) 539-3018
A computer is a terrible thing to e-waste!
Technology changes rapidly, but one thing remains the same, the toxic trail it leaves behind when it is trashed.
Do you know what’s in your computer? Do you know . . . → Read More: C3 Leader Andres Hernandez Computer Recycling Drop Off Day, 2.19.11
Download the flier for your corkboard
. . . → Read More: C3 Leader Andres Hernandez E-Waste Workshop 2.10.11
Download the flier for your fridge
‘Tis the season for weatherization! C3 leaders will present weatherization workshops at select locations on Saturday, December 4. This series of free workshops will distribute complimentary weatherization kits, provide hands-on demonstrations and additional resources to get you on your way to weatherizing and energy efficiency this winter.
Visit our . . . → Read More: C3 Weatherization Weekend December 4!
Friday, June 11 C3 Trainee, Yvonne White-Morey: On Track for the Environment –Greening a School Field Day Event 9:30 am -12:30 pm
The 4th Annual Chicago Virtual Charter School Field Day Event will be a lot greener this year as students incorporate green games with track and field events.
Yvonne will coordinate the addition . . . → Read More: Green Field Day June 11 9:30-12:30 at IIT
A Forest For Earth Day
You can help protect one of the worlds most beautiful and diverse rainforest habitats when you participate and recycle with public schools in Chicago just in time for the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day. Recycle Tech Solutions (RTS), a local cell phone & electronics recycler, is working with individual Chicago . . . → Read More: A FOREST FOR EARTH DAY
You Care. Do Something. We’ll Help. The following is a list of events coordinated by our C3 Leaders, as well as volunteer opportunities facilitated by our C3 Partners. For a full listing of events, visit the C3 Calendar. Upcoming Events and Opportunities – August 1: Environmental Awareness Fun Booth at the Hope Festival – August . . . → Read More: C3 Events and Opportunities: August 2009
You care. Do something. We’ll help. The following is a list of events coordinated by our C3 Leaders and Trainees, as well as volunteer opportunities facilitated by our C3 Partners. For a full listing of events, visit the C3 Calendar. Upcoming Events and Opportunities – July 11: Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale in Lawndale/Pilsen . . . → Read More: C3 Events and Opportunities: July 2009
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR the Chicago Air & Water Show – August 15-17, 2008 1600 N. Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60610
This year we are having our Second Annual Water Bottle Awareness for the 50th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show which shakes up the lake front on August 15-17, 2008 which is the . . . → Read More: Volunteers needed for the 2008 Air and Water Show
Department of Environment News and Opportunities – June 2008 – June 7: Household Chemicals & Computer Recycling Facility Open – June 9-11: NeoCon at Merchandise Mart – June 13: Bike to Work Day Rally – June 21: Environmental Resource Event at U.S. Cellular Field – June 30: Registration Deadline for Solar PowerUp! for Kids – . . . → Read More: DOE News and Opportunities – June 2008
How green is your workplace? The 2008 Bicycle Commuter Challenge is now open to all companies who want to compete to be the most environmentally friendly company in Chicagoland. Sign up now at www.biketraffic.org/commuterchallenge.
Companies competing in the Bicycle Commuter Challenge strive to earn the highest percentage of employees biking for part or all of . . . → Read More: Join the 2008 Bicycle Commuter Challenge, June 7-13
Ross Peterson, Vice President of the Jackson Park Advisory Council is looking for natural area restoration volunteers for Jackson Park, Humboldt Park and other areas of the Chicago Park District. As part of this recruitment, he is asking volunteers to think about attending the Herbicide Training and Testing Workshop at the Brookfield Zoo on January . . . → Read More: Natural Area Restoration Volunteer
Alliance for the Great Lakes is hiring. See below for two available positions: September Adopt-a-Beach Assistant and Summer Intern.
September Adopt-a-Beach Assistant (2008) Job Description
Primary responsibility is to support the Outreach Coordinator in preparation of the annual beach cleanup event, September Adopt-a-Beach on Saturday, September 20, 2008 from 9 am – 12 noon. . . . → Read More: Positions available: Alliance for the Great Lakes
Four homes were involved in the latest fire in South Chicago on the block of 84th & Buffalo in the Bush Community area outside of the old steel mill area; on the same block as our community garden ‘The Bush Community Garden Of Hope.’
Three houses are completely damaged displacing (3) three families. No one . . . → Read More: Donate your coats, shoes, and more
C3 Trainee, Catherine Trzybinski is organizer of the Open Book Peace Project. Visit the website to find out more www.openbookpeaceproject.org
The Open Book Peace Project (OBPP) is a grassroots effort to create an ongoing international dialogue about peace among diverse individuals and communities. The project gives individuals the chance to have their voices heard and . . . → Read More: Open Book Peace Project
Dear C3 Community,
I was a Spring 07 C3 trainee and am happy to announce that I have planned my project and would love for you to join me! This September I opened Pivot – Chicago’s first boutique devoted to eco-fashion. It’s been wonderful introducing people to fabrics such as organic cotton, bamboo, soy and . . . → Read More: A Smarter Season, November 27, 2007
ENERGY SAVING EVENT Sponsored by Gregory Bratton
Chicago Conservation Corp Trainee & Healthy South Chicago
Friday, November 2 Friday, November 9 Monday, November 26
Ada McKinley 8458 S. Mackinaw Ave Chicago Illinois 60617
Free Energy Saving Light Bulbs Free Weatherization Kits (November 9, 26) And Energy Saving Tips
If you would like to help . . . → Read More: Energy Saving Event
Check out Fall 2006 C3 Leader Robert Aguilar’s video projects at the sites below.
This is the submitted video for the Treehugger.com contest. http://truths.treehugger.com/normal/convenient_truths_the_top_twen.php – What Can Regular People Do About Global Warming? – Carrying Power: Solar Energy On The Go
This submitted version is broadcasting on CurrentTV. -Sun Powered Purses
This is a . . . → Read More: Videos by C3 Leader Robert Aguilar