Items tagged: environmental sustainability

Earth Day Tree Planting

    In observance of  Earth Day (4/22) Kirchner Building Centers and Country Arbors Nursery provided two “Gladiator” crabapple trees to the City of Champaign for planting. Participating was Andrew Lamoreux, Forestry Supervisor (and his children); Nichole Millage, Environmental Sustainability Specialist; Eliot Gallardo-Rendon, Yard Waste Maintenance Worker; and Mix 94.5/Illini Radio Group’s Tommy and Callie. […]

New City Profiles Podcast Features Public Works’ Nichole Millage

You may have seen City employee Nichole Millage’s name in the news when she returned from the Tokyo Paralympics as a gold medalist in the sitting volleyball event last summer. The City is not only proud of what this four-time Paralympian has done on the court, but also for what she does every day for […]

City Saves By Going Green with LED Project

The City’s Public Works Building Services team recently worked with OEO Energy Solutions (OEO) to take advantage of a grant program offered through Ameren. This grant allowed the City to obtain 6,900 new 4-ft LED lamps at no cost. This will allow the City to replace all existing 4-ft fluorescent lamps that currently light up […]