Growing to Greenness

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Welcome to our Sustainability Pages!

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The latest news (Recycling, events, programs)

Sustainability Planning (Programs and projects) 

Green Business Recognition Program

Sustainability Commission (Activities)

Active Participation in Local Organizations

Hoffman Estates participates in sustainable programs with the following organizations:


Village Environmental Awards

  • Gold Level Community Status, Clean Air Counts - 2010
  • Irwin A. Bock Award for Excellence in Public Administration - Environmental Stewardship, North West Municipal Conference - 2010
  • Platinum Level Community Status, Clean Air Counts - 2011
  • Illinois Governor's Sustainability Award, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ILSTC)- 2011
  • Illinois Sierra Club's Cool Cities Achievements Award - 2012
  • Excellence in Energy Code Compliance Award, International Code Council - 2012
  • Illinois Governor's Sustainability Award Honorable Mention, ILSTC- 2014