Category: Sustainability

One Lightbulb Can Make An Eco – Difference

  Earth Day 2017 has just passed and as a tenant of a rental property you may ask yourself, “What can I possibly do to be eco-conscious in my apartment? Oak Park Aparments has one very easy green fix to help you reduce your carbon footprint. Switch out your standard incandescent… Read more »

Recycling Resolutions 2017

Every new year people resolve to improve in some way. By the end of January that resolve may have waivered. But January isn’t over yet people.  And since January is cold and gray what better way to stay warm but to de-clutter your apartment.  And as long as you are… Read more »

New Windows Help Defeat Winter At Oak Park Apartments

As a company Oak Park Apartments has made it our mission to not only preserve the historic character of our properties but to improve our buildings in a way that is sustainable for the environment and many more years to come. One update that makes a huge positive ecological impact is replacement windows.… Read more »

Oak Park’s Earth Fest 2016

Oak Park Apartments believes in living a green lifestyle which can be a challenge when operating properties that were built at the turn of the century: but by adding insulation and upgrading windows to decrease heat loss, replacing old toilets with low-flow models to save water and by using CFL bulbs… Read more »

Oak Park Apartments Honored With VOP’s Green Award

The Village of Oak Park is a strong advocate for caring for our planet and, as a part of that mission, they recognize the efforts of businesses that are good stewards of the environment by presenting them with a Green Award.  Oak Park Apartments is proud to say that we… Read more »

How To Be Green When You Clean

OakParkApartments.com is more aware today then ever about the need to watch what chemicals we are introducing into our environment.  Many cleaning products today have a long list of ingredients that no one knows what the long term effects may be. There are many more “green” products available in the… Read more »

Earth Fest 2015

It’s Earth Week and what better way to celebrate then to learn about ways to protect and conserve our natural resources.  Since Oak Park is a community that believes in being eco-conscious our Village is providing just the celebration to help spread the word about environmental awareness. Earth Fest 2015… Read more »

Oak Park Awarded "Tree City" Designation, 28 Years In A Row!

OakParkApartments.com is proud of its village, Oak Park. Why are we proud, you ask?  Because for the 28th year in a row Oak Park has been awarded the designation of “Tree City”. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation along with the National Association of State… Read more »

Saving Some Green by Living in Oak Park

With the price of gas soaring, OakParkApartments.com believes that living in Oak Park is part of a solution to keeping your transportation costs manageable. Oak Park is a community that is located within half an hour of so many places – downtown Chicago, O’Hare or Midway Airports, sports entertainment, multiple… Read more »

Feeling the Green, Eco-Green!

One of OakParkApartments.com’s company missions is to to be “green”. Eco-friendly efforts have included insulation upgrades, installation of energy efficient windows, use of compact fluorescent light bulbs in all common areas as well as educating tenants through our blog and facebook sites on how they too can positively impact the… Read more »