- Recruiting Clean & Green Go-To Coordinators within Block Clubs
- Sponsor quarterly meeting of EB Block Club Coordinators to swap information give support and plan future projects.
- Recruiting and coordinating volunteers for neighborhood clean-up and greening days
- Support the maintenance of the Edgewater Gateway Garden at Hollywood and Ridge
- Sponsoring educational events and newsletters on events or projects
- Sponsoring recognition events for those who have significantly contributed to making Edgewater more beautiful
- Encouraging effective recycling efforts for residential and commercial properties
- Celebrating our location on Lake Michigan by promoting water conservation practices such as the use of rain barrels, the planting of drought resistant native plants and installation of rain gardens
- Encouraging alternative transportation by promoting the use of bike paths, CTA and car-sharing
- Encouraging businesses and institutions to be accountable for the exterior appearance of their building
- Encouraging the development of "green buildings" both residential and commercial
- Encouraging and supporting community art projects
Committee Meeting Times
The Edgewater Beautiful Committee will hold quarterly meetings of its Green & Clean Go To Volunteer members. Ideas, plant swaps, garden walks, park projects, volunteer days etc. will all be included in the discussions. Dates and times to be announced.
Each Block Club amd Association has been asked to nominate a volunteer to represent their local interests and to serve as liason and act as advisors to the their neighborhoods. With an Edgewater network of garden and green experts - much can be accomplished as we work together.