The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Environmental Sustainability

On Aug. 1, 2022, the Village Board adopted Climate Ready Oak Park, a comprehensive and long-range plan developed in response to the global climate crisis. The plan offers an ambitious vision, concrete commitments and actions that can be undertaken by all community members and organizations.

Click below for information about Climate Ready Oak Park:

For more information on Oak Park's sustainability programs, call 708.358.5770 or email

Neighbor-to-neighbor climate coaching

Oak Parkers interested in making their homes and properties more climate friendly are invited to access resources and technical support provided by fellow community members at Oak Park’s neighborhood climate coaching initiative is a partnership between the Village and the volunteer group Oak Park Climate Action Network (OPCAN) that offers a peer-expert advisory service to help residents navigate various pathways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including home insulation and energy retrofits, heat pumps, rooftop and community solar, geothermal systems and electric vehicle (EV) adoption. Community members can access individualized neighbor-to-neighbor climate coaching provided by residents with expertise and experience in a range of climate solutions. The website also includes links to relevant financial incentives, all intended to serve renters, landlords and homeowners at all income levels. More information about the initiative is available on the Village website at