Chicago Ideas Week 2013 Approaching

The yellow balloons are out! That means Chicago Ideas Week is quickly approaching.

If you’re not familiar with this rad week, here’s a

A brief introduction

[well]”What is Chicago Ideas Week?

Chicago Ideas Week is a premier annual gathering of global thought leaders created to provoke new ideas and inspire actionable results. Our goal is to stimulate new initiatives and ventures, create new connections and collaborations, and establish a community of people who have the desire to achieve great things.

How are we different?

Many ideas-based events across the globe are exclusive, invitation-only and costs thousands of dollars to attend. CIW events are just $15 per event, helping our community put their ideas into action.”

–via chicagoideas.com[/well]

One thing that makes CIW great, is what differentiates them: Accessibility.

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Mild Goosechase: Chicago Recycling Pt. 1

Did you know that there’s a social good search engine. WHAT?!

I can’t believe I haven’t come across that before. *Each search performed earns a bit of money for a cause of your choice.

My choice, huh? The waste dilemma in America is quite concerning to me. A variety of causes showed up after searching for “recycling,” including the Chicago Recycling Coalition. I have no ties to any of the organizations…but I live in Chicago so I made my preliminary decision.

I did a search for Chicago Recycling Coalition for due diligence. And the mild goosechase was on!

 

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