Notable News

Gary officials hope demolition in key blocks will trigger neighborhood rebirth

05.27.14 | In the News

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.


Putting Waste “On The Table”

05.13.14 | Announcements

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


Rebuilding Exchange Welcomes Mary Trieschmann as New Executive Director

05.02.14 | Announcements

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


Past BOOST Finalists

05.01.14 | BOOST

2015 BOOST Finalists: Octavia’s Natural Hair Care Experience* Sojourn Fare* The Naru Project Meliora K  Resketch 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…More