Growing to Greenness


Welcome to our Sustainability Pages!

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Sustainability Planning
Our current Sustainability Plan provides guidance for programs and projects that will allow the Village to maintain quality services while minimizing environmental impacts and keeping fiscal costs low. The links below offer more information about the Sustainability Plan and approved projects.

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