Category: Life & Style

Chicago March Green Scene Calendar & Whole Foods Chicago Green Giveaway!

Chicago March Green Scene Calendar & Whole Foods Chicago Green Giveaway!
Spring is so close I can taste it…and this month’s busy Green Scene Calendar definitely reflects the upcoming and much anticipated thaw-out! There are some great events this month that will make it very easy to come out of hibernation…From networking opportunities to the 3-day Family Farmed Expo, there is something for everyone (and every... Read more »

August Green Scene Calendar

August Green Scene Calendar
Even though the months of summer are very quickly (and very sadly) passing on us, there is definitely no shortage of great eco-focused events in August. From important fundraisers to the widely attended Veggie Fest in Naperville, there are some wonderful ways to spend your time giving to a good cause while learning how to... Read more »

July Green Scene Calendar

July Green Scene Calendar
I hope that everyone had a wonderful July 4th holiday! Apparently, I had too much fun which is why the July Green Scene Calendar is a little late this month… Click here – July Chicago Green Scene Calendar.pdf – for all of the happenings around Chicago this month that focus on sustainability, health, local food and fun!... Read more »
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Green, White and Blue - 10 Ways to Green Your 4th of July BBQ!

Green, White and Blue - 10 Ways to Green Your 4th of July BBQ!
1. Think reusable instead of disposable. Opt for reusable plates, cups and silverware. If you must use disposable, choose the brands that have less of an impact on the planet. There are a number of options these days for disposables that are made from renewable materials instead of plastic that will actually biodegrade or are... Read more »

June Green Scene Calendar - Win 2 Free Tickets to the Growing Home Benefit!

June Green Scene Calendar - Win 2 Free Tickets to the Growing Home Benefit!
Just in time for me to bid adieu to my laptop (hopefully) for the beautiful holiday weekend, I finished the Chicago June Green Scene Calendar. Once again this month is filled with some great events around Chicago for the adult, kid, philanthropist, good-doer, foodie or musician in you!  Chicago Green Scene June Calendar.pdf In conjunction... Read more »

Living Green in Lincoln Park Forum this Sunday!

I am thrilled to be a part of a great event this Sunday (5/16), The Living Green in Lincoln Park Residents Forum. It is from 1:30pm until 3:30pm at The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (2430 N. Cannon Dr.). This event is free for all Lincoln Park residents, there will also be complimentary snacks and beverages... Read more »
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Chicago Green Scene May Calendar

Ahhh…the warm weather is here, the leaves are on the trees and the flowers are blooming…this Chicago girl is VERY happy. However, I am even happier about all of the events this month that focus on eco-awareness, education and sustainability. There is something to do each week in Chicago where you can help support businesses,... Read more »

10 Easy Ways to Make Earth Day Every Day!

I love Earth Day…obviously. I think it is a wonderful day that encourages more people to think about more about what they can do to help the planet. The problem is a lot of people stop and pause on that topic ON Earth Day, when really you should be thinking what you can do for... Read more »

Chicago Green Scene...Earth Day Events, Giveaways & More!

Chicago Green Girl has your Earth Day planned! There are tons of great activities and giveaways going on around Chicago this week in honor of the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day on Thursday.  Here are some highlights… Living Green Community Forum  Sponsored by Ranch Triangle Community Conservation Association Wednesday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Chicago Art... Read more »
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Chicago Green Scene - Earth Day Events this Weekend!

The 40th Anniversary of Earth Day is next Thursday, April 22nd! There are some awesome (and FREE!) events this weekend around Chicago that I encourage you to attend. There will be fun for the entire family at these events and they also provide a great opportunity to learn about what we can all do to... Read more »