Green Pays on Green Days


Green Pays on Green Days, which celebrated its 10th and final year in 2011, encouraged Chicago-area residents to take individual actions to reduce air pollution. The program ran during the summer months to coincide with the months when ground-level ozone pollution is often at elevated levels.

Through the program, the Partners for Clean Air team visited communities throughout the Chicago metropolitan area to educate residents. To further encourage residents, environmentally friendly products were awarded on days when air quality is Good or Green according to the Air Quality Index.

Our clean air messages were included in print, broadcast and online media. A new hybrid vehicle was awarded to one lucky resident as the Grand Prize since the creation of the program in 2002.  Green Pays on Green Days was open to residents in the folowing Illinois counties:  Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, Will, Grundy and Kendall.

Be sure to check our website regularly for the announcement of future programs!