• Sustain Evanston incentivizes businesses to voluntarily reduce their environmental impact and create a healthier community.

    Whether you're an established sustainable business or just getting started, Sustain Evanston can provide the resources and tools for you.

  • Be Part of a Solution

    Be Promoted

    Your business will gain recognition and receive promotional materials to display in your storefront window and online to show your customers you care.

    Earn Money

    To reward your hard work and commitments, any business completing the program will receive $250.

    Protect the Environment

    Making changes in how your business runs will conserve energy, reduce water, and protect our resources which will decrease your impact on climate change.

    Support Evanston

    As Evanston strives to be the most livable city, businesses are at the heart of it. Making changes to be a sustainable business leads to a strengthened community and a better economy.

  • Popcorn Palooza

    "Joining Sustain Evanston helped us take the first steps to becoming an environmentally conscious business. We didn't even know about composting and now we are able to divert a lot of waste."


    Keith Gispert, Co-owner

    Sustain Evanston Recognized since 2019

    River Road Pharmacy & Gifts

    "We had already done a lot of the actions, but now it is great to be able to share the measurable actions we have taken with our customers."


    Linda Logan, Owner

    Sustain Evanston Recognized since 2019

  • Sustain Evanston businesses have achieved

    These are made up numbers, but they will be updated after our pilot program.

    $5,000 dollars


    2,000 tons

    Waste Diverted

    5,000 gallons

    Water Saved


    Cars Worth of Greenhouse Gas Emission Saved