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Waste Not Want Not in Chicago

This article by Chris Johnson explores Chicago's waste system, highlighting the work of Cook County, Delta Institute, Rebuilding Exchange and others in increasing regional recycling and reuse rates. It appeared in the Chicago Life insert in the New York Times on...

Saginaw County Resident Adds Solar Thanks to Michigan Saves

Earlier this month, Saginaw County, Michigan resident Tom Morningstar installed enough solar panels on his property to power his home and charge his electric car. He was able to make the project happen by applying to Michigan Saves, and program administered in part by...

Agricultural Runoff Polluting the Great Lakes

This news piece, which appeared on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight, talks about the dangerous levels of toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie and initiatives to reduce phosphorus pollutants entering the water system through agricultural runoff. Delta Institute’s Pay for Performance...

Transforming Waste in Chicagoland Symposium

                  On September 24th, Delta Institute convened Transforming Waste in Chicagoland, a symposium that brought together regional municipal and county leaders with industry and nonprofit partners to discuss the...

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