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Season Wrap Up

Register Now for MELA's Season Wrap-up Event

Don’t miss Season Wrap Up on December 4th at Ball Horticultural in West Chicago.
Food :: Beverage :: 50/50 Raffle :: Round Table Discussions

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MELA is a movement dedicated to creating, restoring and preserving sustainable landscapes. We pursue this through education, collaboration and networking. Find out more: About Us >

Season Wrap Up on December 4th

Join us for a casual evening of sharing lessons learned and obstacles cleared over the past season. Reconnect with your friends at MELA and welcome new MELA members. The evening will begin with a brief member meeting followed by roundtable discussions covering important topics such as; the labor force dilemma, sourcing sustainable materials, and the effects of climate change on your business. Light bites and beverages provided by our very gracious host Ball Horticultural Company.

Fall Issue of Sustainable Chicago Puts Green Infrastructure and MELA in the Spotlight

Read the current issue of Sustainable Chicago ezine here to see what MELA and MELA members are doing and saying about green infrastrucutre best practices that help mitigate stormwater overflow. Remarks from Debra Shore, MWRD Commissioner and keynote of mela:: The Roadshow are also included in the article.

Members: Let us help you promote your event!

Don’t forget—members can post sustainability related events on our Calendar. Here’s how: Choose the Calendar of Events. Then select Monthly View > Events. From here you can access “Add New Event.” Once you have posted your event, please contact us to ask us to approve your posting. That’s all it takes!

Spread the Word about MELA

MELA MEMBERS—help us spread the word about our new name and promote your affiliation with MELA. You can download the MELA logo here.

WholeFoodsWhole Foods supports MELA

Thanks to Whole Foods Schaumburg for a donation of 5% of gross for one day of shopping this summer! MELA received a donation of $5,409 to support its work.




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