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Christmas Tree Recycling

By Daniel Zagotta

While it may be fun to throw the thing off the balcony (not recommended) and decorate your dumpster with it, the environmentally responsible thing to do would be to recylce your Christmas tree now that the holidays are behind us.

Andersonville Green Week: July 9th to the 15th

By Daniel Zagotta

The Andersonville Development Corporation will celebrate the 3rd Annual Andersonville Green Week from July 9th to the 15th. The event is a week-long celebration of green living in the Andersonville community. Created as part of the eco-Andersonville initiative, this event will highlight local businesses’ and residents’ commitment to sustainable living through events, demonstrations and...

Sneak preview: Andersonville parklet

By Daniel Zagotta

The Andersonville Development Corporation & eco-Andersonville have unveiled a preliminary design for the parklet that will soon be installed on Clark Street at Farragut. The parklet was originally proposed as an idea to help not only promote sustainability, but to add green space which Andersonville lacks.

Midsommarfest may add Friday “Opening Night”

By Daniel Zagotta

A potentially big change is in the early stages of exploration for this year’s Midsommarfest – the addition of a Friday “Opening Night.”

Loyola Expanding Further in Edgewater

By Daniel Zagotta

Loyola University has recently acquired buildings within northeastern Edgewater, such as Wright Hall about a year ago and the Lakeside Boarding House a few months ago, in hopes of expanding its lakefront campus and establishing campus like atmosphere in the area.

Uncommon Ground

By Daniel Zagotta

Uncommon Ground (1401 W Devon) recently was named the “greenest restaurant in America” by the Green Restaurant Association. Equipped with solar powers on the roof, energy efficient dishwashers and LED lights, Uncommon Ground received 4 stars and 365 GreenPoints from the

Next week: Andersonville Green Week

By Daniel Zagotta

Eco-Andersonville’s second annual “Andersonville Green Week” kicks off next week from July 11 – 17.

Andersonville Green Week

By Daniel Zagotta

July 11th – 17th, 2011 Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood hosts a week-long celebration of living green with their second annual Andersonville Green Week on July 11-17, 2011.

Earth Day Poll: Recycling

By Daniel Zagotta

As today is Earth Day, we’re curious what Edgewater residents are doing to “be green.” Vote in our most recent poll: Does your condo/apartment building currently have a recycling program? In addition, if you answered “No” tell us why not? If you answered yes, tell us about any other green initiatives you or your...

Earth Day recycling tips

By Daniel Zagotta

From the Edgewater Beach Apartments Recycling/Green Committee: Earth Day: 5 easy ways to recycle more in Edgewater 1) Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs: these energy saving bulbs are more efficient and longer lasting than the old Thomas Edison design, but should be recycled to keep mercury out of our landfill/environment. Thankfully Home Depot stores accept...

Chicago Bungalow and Green Home Expo

By Daniel Zagotta

The Return of the Chicago Bungalow and Green Home Expo Preserving Your Home for a Green Future: April 9, 2011 CHICAGO – Chicago’s largest and most popular home restoration, preservation, and energy-efficient renovation exposition, the Historic Chicago Bungalow and Green Home Expo, has been scheduled for Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 10am to 4pm...




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