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Green Initiatives

The Catherine Cook School uses environmentally-safe cleaning materials and reusable materials such as metal silverware and cloth cleaning towels. A solar array is also installed on our rooftop along with a wind turbine to capture energy from the transient Chicago weather.

Solar Panels and Wind Turbine

Solar Panels and Wind Turbine

See the links below to explore articles on Going Green, and see the data collected in real-time from the solar panels and wind turbine.

Wind Turbine

Installation (YouTube)

Green Energy (ABC 7)

LIVE Data from our Solar Panels

Illinois Clean Energy

Enlighten

Green Cleaning Supplies

Lenovo Laptops


Turbine Installation


Earth Day is every day at Catherine Cook.
To learn more please contact Justin Pike, Director of Facilities, at ext. 3151 or jpike@ccookschool.org.


The Catherine Cook School uses environmentally-safe cleaning materials and reusable materials such as metal silverware and cloth cleaning towels. Installed on our rooftops are a solar array, a wind turbine to capture energy from the transient Chicago weather, and coming soon, a greenhouse and gathering space for an urban gardening program!

Parent Association Green Guidelines

Click here to learn more about Green Guidelines at Catherine Cook and access documents for All Families/Caregivers and PA Committee Chairs.