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Green Awards Nomination Form

A sustainable community doesn’t just happen - it is the result of extraordinary effort. The Oak Park Environment & Energy Commission present Green Awards in recognition and appreciation of specific deeds or actions that embody and advance the mission of the Village of Oak Park to work toward a sustainable and secure future. By celebrating these achievements, we hope to inspire more such ventures.

The Village is broadening its efforts to recognize people, organizations, businesses, and volunteers who actively seek to help our community adjust to a rapidly changing climate.  Tell us who should be honored this year.  Examples include energy efficiency, renewable energy, green infrastructure, water mitigation, climate action education, environmental justice, and composting education.   

Nominations may be submitted by anyone on behalf of any person, organization, group, or business. The nomination deadline is Oct. 31. For more information call 708.358.5770 or email

Winners are typically announced and recognized during along with other Community Award recipients during a special Village Board meeting. Click here for more information about the Village's annual Community Awards.

We may need to contact you for more information.
For example, describe how the subject is unique and/or could be replicated elsewhere in the community, if the benefits of the project are lasting and/or measurable or how the subject contributes to community sustainability.