Evanston has a longstanding commitment to sustainability, climate action and livability. In 2018, the Evanston City Council formally adopted the Climate Action and Resilience Plan (CARP) which, among other things, establishes a community carbon neutrality goal, a zero waste goal and a 100% renewable electricity goal. For more information about CARP please visit our Climate Change page.
Programs and Services
Learn more about the most significant programs, projects and services offered by the City relating to sustainability.
Ecohub: Sustainability Events
Evanston's sustainability efforts need exposure and plenty of volunteers. If you or someone you know are interested in how do your part, click this link provided by EcoHub. Here you will find a calendar, map, volunteer information, and other resources on how you can help make Evanston greener. Thank you to the EcoHub team of Citizens' Greener Evanston for providing and organizing this information. The map is included below.
Opportunities and Internship Program
The City of Evanston is excited to offer two GRC AmeriCorps Fellow positions this year. Applications for these two positions are live now, in addition to 9 positions with other local government partners in the Chicago metro region. Thank you to the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus for administering this great local government sustainability capacity building program. You can apply here.