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There are many ways you can make your home and community green.

Take the Green Citizen Test to discover how you can be more environmentally friendly and responsible in your home.

Citizens of Illinois are doing their part to green Illinois. Each year, Lt. Governor Quinn honors dedicated environmental activists and organizations with the Environmental Hero Awards.

2005 Award Recipients
2006 Award Recipients

The Green Employee Test offers suggestions for steps you can take to reduce your environmental footprint in the workplace. The Six Weeks to a Greener Illinois campaign is a set of simple tasks you can take to reduce your office’s impact on the environment.

Read the Greening Your Community guide and our one-page Greening Tips Guide for Individuals and Employees for some simple tips everyone can use.

Conserve fuel, save money and protect the environment. Find a carpool today at