Reminder: Join Citizens Urging Oak Park Board to "Get on Board" with Green Energy TODAY

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Four ways to make your voice heard in support of green energy in Oak Park TODAY

  1. Help us pack the house and ATTEND tonight's Special Village Board meeting at 8PM to demonstrate support for green energy and sustainability policies. (Room 101 at Oak Park Village Hall, 123 Madison St. - at S. Lombard Ave.) 
  2. SIGN the petition urging the board to recommit Oak Park to 100% renewable (green) energy. (Link to petition:
  3. OPT IN to a 100% renewable electric energy option. You can learn details at tonight's village board meeting. Various organizations like GCC willl also be sharing this information.
  4. SHARE this message with Oak Park friends, family and neighbors. We need your help!
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Details and Updates on Oak Park’s Energy Aggregation Program

Constellation, the Village’s new brown-energy contractor, says it is not possible to replace the brown contract with a green contract because Constellation has already contracted for a specific mix of energy sources, but there will be an opportunity to select 100% renewable energy. Residents will begin receiving a notice from Constellation starting today that includes three choices.
 Click here to read more.


Upcoming Community and Regional Events

Green Tuesday Series: Tuesdays in April, 7:00pm, Oak Park Public Library. Free.
  • 22nd - Greening Oak Park:  Karen Rozmus on residential waste diversion rates, and Skyler Larrimore on how residents can make their homes more energy efficient
  • 29th - Green Campuses:  Models for Green Cities - Cynthia Klein-Banai, UIC - Using greenhouse gas inventory and ecological footprint to measure progress towards sustainability goals.
Repair Café:  Sat., Apr. 26, 10am - 2pm, Oak Park Senior Citizens Center, 414 S. Oak Park Ave.,  Oak Park 
Oak Park EarthFest: Sat., Apr. 26, 10am - 2pm, the Village of Oak Park’s fifth annual celebration of green living. Oak Park Public Works Building, 201 South Blvd, Oak Park.

Recycling Extravaganza: Sat., May 3, 8am - 1pm, River Forest United Methodist Church, 7970 Lake Street, River Forest.

25th Annual Plant Sale: Sat., May 3, 8am - 4pm and Sun., May 4, Noon to 3pm,
 Oak Park Conservatory, 615 Garfield St, Oak Park.

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