Monthly Archives: October 2012

This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: A new way to help Chicago restaurants go green

More local restaurant owners may consider seeking green certification after one group makes its application more Chicago-friendly. The nonprofit Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition is inviting Chicago-area restaurants, caterers and cafeterias to participate in a pilot study just launched by Green Seal to make its … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Entrepreneurs can hit Chicago streets for green biz opportunities

A recently-completed green street pilot project could translate into future deals for eco-entrepreneurs offering products and services for sustainable roadways. Chicago’s Department of Transportation (CDOT) last week unveiled the first phase of a green street project on a two-mile patch … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Delta Institute chief shines spotlight on opportunities for eco-entrepreneurs

Jean Pogge tells sustainably-oriented entrepreneurs there’s gold in the garbage if they’d only take a closer look. After about 16 months at the helm of the non-profit Delta Institute, Ms. Pogge believes there’s great potential in creating companies that find … Continue reading

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