Green Economy and Sustainable Water Center
Through campus-focused projects and state-wide collaborations, the CLC is achieving energy cost savings and creating new academic programs to teach in-demand sustainability-related job skills. Learn more about CLC's Green Economy and Sustainable Water Center.
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In an effort to go green, the college has added academic programs and modified existing programs. Learn what the College of Lake County has done for Curriculum Sustainability.
As the population of Lake County and Greater Chicago continues to grow, the college is collaborating with other agencies in promoting water conservation and addressing future needs for safe drinking water. And with Lake Michigan, many inland lakes and wetlands so prevalent in the county, conserving surface waters is another initiative.
Community Partners for Sustainability
The Community Partners for Sustainability (CPS) is a network of community members dedicated to achieving economic, social and environmental resilience and vitality. Membership is free and open to the public. Contact Cassandra McKinney for more information.
Note: CLC's community garden has no more vacant plots for 2013. To find an alternative community garden in the area, visit the website for the American Community Gardening Association
Read the Community Garden FAQ (PDF).
Learn what the College of Lake County has done to conserve energy, water, building materials and landscapes on all three campuses through Campus Sustainability.
In The News
4/2/13 Gardeners embrace locally grown food.
- Cassandra Torstenson, Director
- Green Economy and Sustainable Water Center
- (847) 543-2645
- Grayslake campus, room B226
- Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.