2010 Elmhurst Park District Environmental Accomplishments

  • Reduced smog-forming emissions by over 2,350 lbs. through expanded native landscaping at Berens and Eldridge parks.
  • Through the use of low-voc paints and cleaning supplies, our pollution prevention is 57.41 lbs.
  • Partnered with EnerNOC to shed electricity strain on the power grid during times of peak usage.
  • Co-hosted Green Fest 2010 and assisted with recycling boutique.
  • Developed new environmental programs including Nature Camp and Eco Adventure Camp.