Become a Green Champion

What is a Green Champion?

  • A Cook County employee who has volunteered to support the sustainability culture within their department and is passionate about making a difference in their workplace.
  • What are the responsibilities?
  • Pledge to adopt energy saving behaviors at the office and encourage your colleagues to do the same.  Workshops, events, and competitions will be part of the programming.
  • Want to learn more?  
  • Contact sarah.edwards@cookcountyil.gov and kate.buczek@cookcountyil.gov to get involved!

Adopt the following behaviors to save energy at work and at home:

Green Initiatives at Cook County

  • Building Energy Benchmarking Ordinance
  • Demolition Debris Diversion (3D) Ordinance
  • Solid Waste and Recycling Ordinance
  • Countywide Demand Response Program
  • Energy Efficiency Capital Improvement Program 
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle Program
  • US DOE Better Buildings Challenge Partner
  • USDOE SunShot Solar Grant
  • USGBC LEED Program
  • Carbon Reduction Planning Initiative