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Applications are Now Being Accepted for the 2018 Illinois Sustainability Award!

Gain recognition for your commitment to the environment and the sustainability achievements of your organization. The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois, annually presents the Illinois Sustainability Award to organizations in Illinois that have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to environmental excellence. The Illinois Sustainability Award was established in 1987 and is the longest running state environmental award in the country for sustainable businesses and organizations.

The application process opens today, March 1, 2018 and the deadline for submission is 5:00 pm on Thursday, May 3rd. Applications will only be accepted electronically. Application information, evaluation criteria, sample applications and more can be found on our website.

This program is open to all public and private organizations with operations in Illinois. We encourage you to forward this announcement to colleagues that may be interested. Our Technical Assistance Program staff would be happy to answer any questions you may have about the award application or guide you through the application process. Please contact Deb Jacobson at

To apply, click here.