Green Festival Exhibitors
Exhibitors are companies that have have passed the Green America screening process for leadership in social and environmental responsibility and have earned the Green America Seal of Approval for their commitment. Focused on business as a tool for positive change, these values-driven, green business leaders are committed to sustainable practices. To learn more about the screening process, click here.
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Environmentally focused high school semester: unique, affordable
A semester-long immersion for high school students in environmental studies and outdoor activities that deepens their love of nature, reinforces their commitment to conservation, and equips them to take meaningful action as environmental stewards. The Lowenstine Honors Scholarship program fully covers tuition, room, and board for all students.
ELPC leads the Midwest on legal advocacy and business innovation
Nonprofit network empowering people, communities & organizations.
The Illinois Green Governments Coordinating Council works with state agencies, local governments, and educational institutions to reduce pollution, promote conservation, and improve the sustainability of their operations and policies. Representatives from 14 Illinois state agencies serve on the Council, which was established under Illinois law.
Free energy efficiency programs to IL students in grades K-12
Fast Frequent and Dependable Trains Linking Midwest
Promote organics & consumer choice, mandatory labeling GMO foods
The world's largest animal rights organization
Project Onward Featured
Project Onward is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the career development of artists with mental and developmental disabilities. Operating as both a studio and gallery, Project Onward supports the work of visual artists who have exceptional talents but face challenges ranging from autism to mental illness. OUR MISSION: - To provide artists with disabilities the opportunity to create their work in a safe, supportive studio environment, with access to work space, materials, and professional guidance; - To connect artists with disabilities with the arts community and the general public, through the professional exhibition and sale of their work, and through public programs designed to foster audience participation; - To inspire change by using art to promote empathy and reduce the stigma of mental illness and developmental disabilities; to improve the self-image of artists through the social and economic value of their work; and to cultivate new audiences in the art market by increasing awareness of, and demand for, artwork created by people with disabilities.
Revolution Books: Know the world & emancipate humanity.
Seed Savers Exchange: a leading non-profit saving heirloom seeds
Volunteers work to explore, enjoy, protect Chicago and the planet
Protect the environment, human health, and rural quality of life
Sustainability advocacy through education and community action
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