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Chicago’s Rebuilding Exchange Launched as Independent Social Enterprise

03.27.15 | Announcements

The Delta Institute and Rebuilding Exchange are pleased to announce the launch of the Rebuilding Exchange as an independent nonprofit social enterprise. Delta Institute founded the Rebuilding Exchange in 2008 as an affiliate organization with the mission of creating a market for reclaimed building materials. Since its incorporation in February 2009, the Rebuilding Exchange has been a major force in…More


Senators Stabenow, Peters Applaud Great Lakes Investment in West Michigan

03.26.15 | Press

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Gary Peters, member of the Great Lakes Task Force, today applauded the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative announcement to allocate $1,356,970 to three projects in West Michigan to improve water quality and protect natural habitats in the region. … “Lake Michigan is an invaluable natural resource, and Delta Institute…More


Chicago’s Field Museum becomes just second such building to get Gold under LEED EB O+M

03.17.15 | In the News

This article from the Architect’s Newspaper discusses how The Field Museum achieved a LEED rating of Gold with the help of Delta’s Kevin Dick.


The Field Museum Achieves LEED Gold

03.17.15 | In the News

Sustainable Chicago explores how the Field Museum achieved a LEED Gold rating and how the Delta Institute assisted in achieving this certification.


The Field Museum Achieves LEED-EB: OM Gold Certification

03.16.15 | Press

Joint News Release Media Contact: Emily Waldren, 312-665-7107, ewaldren@fieldmuseum.org Katie Yocum Musisi, 312-651-4344, kmusisi@delta-institute.org CHICAGO (March 16, 2015) – The Field Museum and Delta Institute today announced that the U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the museum a Gold certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance (EB O+M). Chicago-based nonprofit, Delta Institute, assisted The Field in earning…More


March Update from Delta Institute

03.13.15 | Announcements

Exciting things are underway at Delta Institute! Learn about our phytoremediation efforts in Michigan, upcoming events, and more by checking out our March newsletter.