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Green Connect

Connecting Green-Minded Businesses & The Community

Formerly Green Committee, Established March 2009

Mission Statement
Sponsored by the Yorkville Area Chamber of Commerce, this committee aims to educate, promote and encourage businesses within the Yorkville area to enhance the community environment by participating in sustainable ecological practices.

Meeting Schedule
The Green Committee meets on the second Thursday of each month, 11am-noon, at the Chamber office.

This group is open to any member of the YACC and to like-minded citizens interested in promoting ecologically sustainable practices in their business and residential communities.

Chamber Member Businesses:
Stephanie Roskopf, Yorkville Auto Body (committee chair)
Danielle Adams, American Family Insurance (co-chair)
Ashley Bumbar, Stephen Alan Salon
Valerie Burd, Positive Media Solutions
John Church, The Conservation Foundation
Tairi Grace, Sense of Samadhi
Michele Sittig, Independent Norwex Consultant

Green Resources

Download this guide for local recycling and disposal options.

More Resources:
How to dispose of leftover paint

Green Business Designation

The Yorkville Chamber Green Committee will award a Green Business Designation to qualifying Chamber member businesses. A vinyl cling decal will be given to qualifying businesses to display, serving to acknowledge the sustainable efforts and green practices of the business.

The Green Committee offers assistance to all who seek this designation. A representative can help you through the process. Typically, a ten minute conversation is enough to gather the needed information.

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GREEN CONNECT logo courtesy of Steven Salzbrunn, Kreativ Edge

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Contributing Photographers: Fontanez PHOTOGRAPHY, Songs of Life Photography