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Recent News 

July 9, 2013 - Top Chicagoland business and civic leaders attend VIP sustainable commuting awards night
 
April 9, 2013 – Crain’s Chicago Business shines a spotlight on Todd Jones, recipient of Delta Emerging Leaders 2012 BOOST funding, and his green business, Every Last Morsel, which connects local farmers to consumers, reducing waste and increasing access to fresh produce. 
 
 
February 27, 2013 - City of Chicago Chief Sustainability Officer Karen Weigert talks Chicago Green Office Challenge on WGN

 
December 17, 2012 – Chicago Talks looks at the progress at Rebuilding Exchange, as it finds value in waste. 
 
December 12, 2012 - Tom Cushing, managing director of strategic partnerships and policy, pens article for Environmental Leader.
 
October 12, 2012 - Delta Institute chief shines spotlight on opportunities for eco-entrepreneurs
 
October 1, 2012 - Jean Pogge, CEO of Delta Institute, letter to the editor published in Crains
 
August 15, 2012 - Huffington Post - "ReBuilding Exchange helps ex-offenders get a job, recycles old houses in the process"
 
May 2, 2012 - WTTW explores how the deconstruction program at the ReBuilding Exchange is building hope for people, communities and the environment.
WATCHhttp://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2012/05/01/rebuilding-exchange
 
April 18, 2012 - Gregg Griffin, director of operations at the Rebuilding Exchange, featured in WGN TV's About Town news segment

February 23, 2012 - WGN-Radio interview about Energy Impact Illinois with Jon Levey of GreenChoice Bank and Abby Corso of the Delta Institute, as heard on WGN Radio with Bill Moller.

  

January 20, 2012 - NBC 5 - "Recycle That Old Furniture" -

View more videos at: http://nbcchicago.com.

 

 December 16, 2011 - Chicago Tribune -  "Apps for Metro Chicago winner named"

November 14, 2011 - NBC 5 TV Weekend Web -

 

August 24, 2011 - Crain's Chicago Business - "Chicago's Clean Economy Jobs"

August 12, 2011 - Highland Park Patch - "City's Environmental Plan Progresses"

July 29, 2011 - Green Economy Center of Northern Illinois - "Building Waste Presents Economic, Environmental Opportunity for Chicagoans"

July 28, 2011 - Oak Forest Patch - "Moraine Valley to host Green Economy Action Road Show South"

July 27, 2011 - Triblocal.com - "Moraine Valley to host Green Economy Action Road Show South"

July 21, 2011 - Abclocal.com - "Tips for Saving Money in a Heat Wave"

July 8, 2011 - WGN.com - "Multi-purpose Kitchen"

July 6, 2011 - Triblocal.com - "Community-wide Environmental Plan Pushes Forward"

June 20, 2011 - Triblocal.com - "Green Goals, Conference Planned in Schaumburg"

May 31, 2011 - FourGreenSteps.com - "Delta Institute Helps Standard Register with Environmental Reporting"

May 24, 2011 - GreenBiz.com - "What Standard Register Learned From its Carbon Reporting Washout"

May 21, 2011 - WGN Radio -

May 19, 2011 - YahooFinance - "Standard Register’s “Green” Efforts Surpass Its Own Expectations"

May 18, 2011 - WSBT-TV (Local CBS) - "New endeavor will clean up Elkhart's Brownfield site, create jobs"

May 13, 2011 - Earth911.com - "Will a New Mayor Shake Up Chicago's Green Scene?"

April 28, 2011 - RedEye - "Shop salvaged materials at new reuse center"

April 15, 2011 - Crain's Chicago Business - "Retooling Chicago: Going Green for Green"

April 2011 - Mindful Metropolis - "Small Businesses, Big Savings: Free Energy Efficiency Audits Help Cook County Businesses Save by Going Green"

March 2011 - Mindful Metropolis - "ReBuilding Exchange Gets New Digs"

February 24, 2011 - Crain's Chicago Business - "Green Scene: ReBuilding Exchange Rides Growth into Bigger HQ"

August 11, 2010 - Chicago Tribune - "Comer Youth Center project is a garden in the desert"

Recent Editorials

October 2010 - AREA Chicago - "Creating Local Infrastructure for Building Material Reuse" by Delta Deputy Director Elise Zelechowski

 

Recent Videos

March 14, 2013 - Reimagining Waste for a New Economy, Elise Zelechowski

November 21, 2011 - UICCNM -

 

 

Press Release Archive

March 27, 2014 - Delta Recognized with Innovation Award from ACR

March 18, 2014 - Delta Institute to Lead Regional Forum on Critical Lake Michigan Environmental Issues

February 19, 2014 - Innovative Conservation Partnership Launched the First Ever Credit Transaction to Reduce Nitrous Oxide Emission from Agriculture

February 11, 2014 - Delta Institute Releases “Urban Wood Best Management Practices”

January 28, 2014 - Delta Institute and Little Village Environmental Justice Organization Collaborate to Spur Little Village Redevelopment

January 2, 2014 - RX Director Elise Zelechowski to Step Down

November 15, 2013 - Delta Institute Partners with the City of Chicago and Local Organizations On Innovative Neighborhood Energy Challenge

October 30, 2013 - Delta Institute Awarded Sustainable Deconstruction Contract in Southeast Michigan

October 14, 2013 - Delta Institute Awared Grant from Chicago Community Trust to Conduct Regional Study on Waste

October 11, 2013 -  Delta Institute Awarded Grant from Grand Victoria Foundation for Urban Wood Market Development

September 4, 2013 - Delta Institute Achieves LEED Platinum Certification

August 5, 2013 - Great Lakes Protection Fund Supports Innovative Partnership to Reduce Agricultural Pollutants in Milwaukee River Watershed

May 31, 2013 - Delta Helps Merchandise Mart Achieve LEED Gold

February 11, 2013 - Mayor Emanuel Announces Launch of Green Office Challenge

October 12, 2012 - Delta Institute Adds Communications and Development Manager

August 16, 2012 - Slicing and Dicing the Volume of Food Waste Bound for Landfills

May 31, 2012 - Delta Institute, Cook County and Forest Preserve District Partner to Collect E-waste Recyclables

June 17, 2011 - USDA Announces $400,000 Conservation Innovation Grant to Delta Institute and National Wildlife Federation

May 27, 2011 - Delta Helps Standard Register with Environmental Reporting

May 17, 2011 - Wagner Street Farm to Boost Local Industry, Help Produce Greener RVs (Elkhart, Ind.)

April 15, 2011 - ReBuilding Exchange Welcomes Local Leaders at Ribbon-Cutting

April 8, 2011 - Do-It-Yourselfers Gather for Outdoor Fun & Education

April 5, 2011 - Local Groups Reduce Barrier to Energy Efficiency with Affordable Financing

March 30, 2011 - Delta Taps Former ShoreBank Executive Jean Pogge to Serve as New CEO

Jan. 20, 2011 - ReBuilding Exchange Relocates to Larger, More Centrally Located Facility

Jan. 10, 2011 - Cook County Businesses Eligible for Free Energy Efficiency Assistance

Dec. 1, 2010 - Delta Institute’s ‘BuyingBetter.org’ Program Launches New Line of Fair Trade and Organic Foods and Beverages

Nov. 15, 2010 -  Founder Donna Ducharme Steps Down as CEO of Delta Institute; Kittleman & Associates in Charge of CEO Search

Sept. 27, 2010 - Delta Institute Offers FREE Energy Efficiency Assistance to Eligible Cook County Commercial Buildings, Industrial Facilities