Green Leadership & Awards

The Village of Northbrook is a committed partner to improving the environment and encouraging sustainable practices. To this end, the Village recognizes the importance of government, residents, and businesses working together. For this reason the Village has created the Green Business and Green Resident Awards. 

Green Resident Award

The Village of Northbrook has created the Green Resident award to recognize residents that are having a positive impact on the environment and share sustainable efforts. Residents interested in being recognized for their sustainable efforts are encouraged to share their sustainable actions with others in an effort to promote sustainability within the community. Information on the program and the application for the Green Resident Award is linked below. 

Green Resident Award Program Description

Green Resident Award Application

  • How to apply: Residents interested in applying for the Green Resident Award must complete the application and submit to the Village of Northbrook to Charmaine.John@northbrook.il.us by March 31, 2020. Only email submissions will be accepted.
  • Who is eligible: Residents located within incorporated Northbrook 
  • Application period: February 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020 
  • Award: One resident/household will receive the Green Resident Award. The recipient will receive a plaque/award, recognition at the Village Board of Trustees’ meeting, and recognition in the Village newsletter and social media accounts.

Green Business Award

The Village of Northbrook continues its support of businesses in the community taking meaningful steps to have a positive effect on the environment. Sustainable business practices  from the award recipient will be shared through the Village newsletter and social media outlets to promote business and corporate responsibility. Businesses interested in being recognized are encouraged to review the program description and complete the application below. 

Green Business Award Program Description

Green Business Award Application

  • How to apply: Businesses interested in applying for the Green Business Award must complete the application and submit to the Village of Northbrook to Charmaine.John@northbrook.il.us by March 31, 2020. Only email submissions will be accepted.
  • Who is eligible: Businesses located within incorporated Northbrook. 
  • Application period: February 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020 
  • Award: One business will receive the Green Business Award. The recipient will receive a plaque/award, recognition at a Village Board of Trustees’ meeting, and visibility in the Village newsletter and social media accounts.