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Abbott Laboratory reduced their Greenhouse gas emissions by 10% United Airlines is industry leader in aviation biofuel The Field Musium cut their water and energy usage The Forest Preserves of Cook County practice sustainable land use CDW reduced their landfill waste by 72% since 2008

2016 Award Ceremony

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2016 Governor's Sustainability Award Winners

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2015 Award Ceremony

2015 Governor's Sustainability Award Winners

2014 Award Ceremony

2014 Governor's Sustainability Award Winners

2014 Honorable Mention Governor's Sustainability Awards

Campus Sustainability Compact Award Winners

Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact outlines environmental goals that colleges and universities may adopt on their campuses. The Compact includes objectives such as purchasing renewable energy, implementing green building practices, developing sustainable transportation options, improving water conservation, and incorporating sustainable dining practices. The program offers universities and colleges three levels of participation:

The seven Illinois colleges and universities honored, and their recognition levels were:

2013 Award Ceremony

2013 Governor's Sustainability Award Winners

Continuous Improvement Award Winners

2013 Honorable Mention Governor's Sustainability Awards

Campus Sustainability Compact Award Winners

Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact outlines environmental goals that colleges and universities may adopt on their campuses. The Compact includes objectives such as purchasing renewable energy, implementing green building practices, developing sustainable transportation options, improving water conservation, and incorporating sustainable dining practices. The program offers universities and colleges three levels of participation: bronze institutions making a commitment to creating a sustainability program and engaging the campus community, silver institutions which are ready to make targeted commitments to greening their operations and monitoring performance, and gold for institutions that are integrating sustainability throughout their campus and working towards measured improvement.

2012 Award Ceremony

2012 Governor's Sustainability Award Winners

Continuous Improvement Award Winners

Campus Sustainability Compact Award Winners

Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact outlines environmental goals that colleges and universities may adopt on their campuses. The Compact includes objectives such as purchasing renewable energy, implementing green building practices, developing sustainable transportation options, improving water conservation, and incorporating sustainable dining practices. The program offers universities and colleges three levels of participation: bronze institutions making a commitment to creating a sustainability program and engaging the campus community, silver institutions which are ready to make targeted commitments to greening their operations and monitoring performance, and gold for institutions that are integrating sustainability throughout their campus and working towards measured improvement.

2011 Award Ceremony

2011 Governor's Sustainability Award winners

Continuous Improvement Award winners

2010 Award Ceremony

2010 Governor's Sustainability Award winners

Continuous Improvement Award winners

2009 Award Ceremony

October 28, 2009

2009 Governor's Sustainability Award winners

Continuous Improvement Award winners

2008 Award Ceremony

October 23, 2008

Governor's Pollution Prevention Award Winners

Governor's Continuous Improvement Award Winnners

Illinois Sustainable Technology Award Winner

2007 Award Ceremony

October 25, 2007

2007 Governor's Pollution Prevention Award Winners

2007 Governor's Continuous Improvement Award Winners

2007 Illinois Sustainable Technology Award Winners

2006 Governor's Pollution Prevention Award Winners

October 25th, 2006

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Continuous Improvement Awards

Innovate Illinois Award

2005 Governor's Pollution Prevention Award Winners

October 20th, 2005

Large Industry Category

Service Organization

Continuous Improvement Awards

2004 Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 21st, 2004

Large Industry Category

Educational Institution

Service Organization

Continuous Improvement Award

17th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 14, 2003

Educational Institution Category

Service Organization Category

Small Industry Category

Large Industry Category

Continuous Improvement Category

Innovate Illinois Award

16th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 18, 2002

Vendor/Supplier Category

Community Group Category

Service Organization Category

Small Industry Category

Medium Industry Category

Large Industry Category

Continuous Improvement Category

Innovate Illinois Award

15th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 25, 2001

Vendor/Supplier Category

Small Industry Category

Medium Industry Category

Large Industry Category

Continuous Improvement

14th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 27, 2000

Vendor/Supplier Category

Small Industry Category

Medium Industry Category

Large Industry Category

Continuous Improvement - Medium Category

Continuous Improvement - Large Category

13th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1999

Vendor/Supplier Category

Service Organization

Small Industry Category

Large Industry Category

Continuous Improvement - Service Organization

Continuous Improvement - Medium Category

Continuous Improvement - Large Category

12th Annual Illinois Goveror's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1998

Community

Education Category

Vendor Category

Small Industry Category

Medium Industry Category

Large Industry Category

11th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1997

Vendor Category

Small Industry Category

Medium Industry Category

Large Industry Category

10th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1996

9th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1995

8th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1994

7th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1993

6th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1992

5th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1991

4th Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1990

3rd Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1989

2nd Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1988

1st Annual Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards

October 1987

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