In 2009, the Naperville Park District formed an employee Green Team with a mission to identify, implement, and track environmental initiatives that are aligned with the Park District’s mission.
Naperville Park District Environmental Policy
As part of our national accreditation process in 2011, the Naperville Park District Board of Commissioners approved an Environmental Policy that sets priorities for environmental stewardship.
2022 Sustainability Report
Park Meadow Project
Sustainable Parks Initiative
New in 2023
Powered by the Sun
Learn more about the solar panels at Nike Sports Complex, Knoch Knolls Nature Center and the Fort Hill Activity Center.
LEED Certified Green Buildings
Knoch Knolls Nature Center – A LEED Platinum Certified Facility
South Maintenance Facility - A LEED Silver Certified Facility
What you can do:
- Volunteer in the parks
- Adopt a park, field or trail
- Protect river wildlife by allowing ducks and geese to feed naturally
- Recycle in our Parks: Look for the blue recycling containers next to the trash containers in our parks. You can recycle plastic, aluminum and glass in the same container. Please keep trash separate. Thanks!
- Recycle at Home: Take advantage of the City of Naperville’s recycling drop-off program at the Public Works Facility and at the Hazardous Waste Drop Off Center, both located on Fort Hill Drive in Naperville.