This article, in the Post-Tribune, discusses a plan for the demolition of many abandoned houses across Gary, IN, in an effort remove blight, and to spur redevelopment in the city. The article highlights the efforts of Delta Institute in supporting the city’s application for funding from the state.
On Monday, May 12, more than 11,000 Chicagoans gathered over lunch and dinner tables across the city to exchange ideas for the future of Chicago, as part of The Chicago Community Trust’s “On The Table” campaign. Delta Institute co-hosted an “On The Table” lunch with our friends at Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition to talk about something that isn’t often discussed in polite company … waste….More
The Rebuilding Exchange (RX) Board of Directors and Delta Institute are pleased to announce that Mary Trieschmann has been named Executive Director of the Rebuilding Exchange. Trieschmann will lead the RX in its efforts to create a strong local market for reclaimed building materials by diverting valuable material from landfill and making it available for reuse through its retail warehouse….More
2014 BOOST Finalists: Fresh Coast Capital* Gardeneers* Strategic Textile Reclamation The WasteShed See what our 2014 winners have been up to on our blog. 2013 BOOST Finalists: Seva Ghandi — Accelerate 77* Alex Poltorak — Urban Canopy* Paige Humecki — Chicago Biodigesters Ally Brisbin and Carla Bruni— Community Glue Heidi Joynt — Field and Florist 2012 BOOST Finalists Todd Jones — Every Last Morsel*…More