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Oak Park Sustainability Metrics

The Village of Oak Park is tracking a range of sustainability metrics related to goals outlined in the Climate Ready Oak Park plan. Scroll down to view metrics related to waste, electric vehicles, trees, benchmarking, biodiversity, and energy.  

Waste DATA

2,818

Current participants in Village compost program

 

1,462.43

Tons of recycling material collected (January - May 2023)

 

680.74

Tons of yard waste and organics collected (January - May 2023)

 

3,815.34 

Tons of refuse collected (January - May 2023)

 

7.265

Tons of household hazardous waste collected (January - May 2023)

Last updated May 2023.

This data is collected from residential households with five or fewer units served by the Village's waste hauling contract with LRS.

Electric vehicle data

31

Number of hybrid vehicles in the Village's municipal fleet

16

Number of Electric Vehicles in the Village's municipal fleet

 

137,419

Gallons of fuel used by Village municipal fleet in 2022

15,360 kWh

Total estimated EV electricity usage of Village EV fleet in 2022

 

XX 

Total estimated Village fleet emissions in 2022

14 

Number of public charging stations in Oak Park

774

Number of electric vehicles registered in Oak Park

 

Last updated 2022

Tree data

31%

Oak Park total tree canopy cover

 

27.51%

Percentage of right-of-way tree canopy coverage

235

Tons of carbon sequestered by parkway trees in Oak Park 

 

9,927 

Tons of carbon stored by parkway trees in Oak Park

9.028

Tons of pollution removed by Oak Park parkway trees per year

614.8 

Thousand cubic feet of avoided runoff provided by Oak Park trees per year

18,363

Trees on public property in Oak Park

 

Last updated 2022

BENCHMARKING DATA

3,658.5 MTCO2e

Total green house gas emission from municipal building energy usage

Last updated 2022

BIODIVERSITY SURVEY DATA

38

Native gardens in Oak Park

127

Oak Park residents who have completed the pesticide-free pledge

Last updated 2022

ENERGY DATA

283 mWh

Renewable energy consumption in Oak Park

 

323,828,353 mWh

Total energy consumption in Oak Park

20%

Electricity consumption from coal in Oak Park 

40% 

Electricity consumption from natural gas in Oak Park

33%

Electricity consumption from nuclear power in Oak Park

 

1% 

Electricity consumption from hydropower in Oak Park

4%

Electricity consumption from wind in Oak Park

1% 

Electricity consumption from solar in Oak Park

1%

Electricity consumption from other renewables in Oak Park

 

Data reflects totals from 2022

Source: ?????

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