Green Action: Commit to Go Paper-Free 

By Kristin Boza  Eliminating or reducing our consumption of paper is one way to increase efficiency in our lives and leave a smaller carbon footprint on our planet. Morgan Ciani, […]


By Barbara Gyarmathy  Garden Club of Morgan Park Beverly Hills    Spring has returned! Hopefully you had some time over the winter to ponder your sleeping garden, browse gardening magazines and spring catalogues or even […]

Your Guide to Recycling Almost Everything, Part 1 

Your Guide to Recycling Almost Everything, Part 1    Hazardous and Electronics Waste Collections  The Green Sanctuary Group of the Beverly Unitarian Church will host two household hazardous waste collections in 2020, […]

Going Green

Green January  January in Chicago is not generally known for being green, but even in the throes of winter, Beverly/Morgan Park neighbors stay involved in sustainability and beautification initiatives.   Urbanologist Max Grinnell presents Going […]

Green Ideas for Holiday Celebrations 

Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa, there are ways to cut down on your carbon footprint.   Ditch the disposables. When setting the table for your celebration, avoid one-use plates, napkins […]

Fresh Food to Combat a Food Desert 

By Kristin Boza  Rashelle Strate is too nervous to drive on the highway, so she drives from her home in Beverly/Morgan Park through South Side neighborhoods to get to her job as a florist and gardener. […]

Going Green: Start Your Garden Growing Now!

By Kristin Boza Spring always seems to sneak up on people, but gardeners know that the time to start growing is now. Many gardeners begin growing their flowers and vegetables […]