Green Awards

The Village of Winnetka’s Environmental and Forestry Commission invites residents to participate in its Green Awards Program. The purpose of the program is to recognize properties and households within Winnetka that demonstrate exceptional commitment to sustainable and environmentally-friendly practices. The Commission encourages residents to nominate their house or property for any project that has been completed within the past five years. The award categories include:

  • Climate
  • Economic Development
  • Energy
  • Innovation/Other
  • Land
  • Leadership
  • Mobility
  • Municipal Operations
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Water/Stormwater

Applying for the Award

If you believe your recent project has helped make Winnetka a more environmentally-friendly or sustainable community, the Commission asks that you consider applying. Applications are available through the Public Works Department at 1390 Willow Road. The application deadline is February 28, 2021. Category winners will be announced at the Village Council Meeting closest to Earth Day (April 22, 2021).

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