Many people may not realize it, but Tim's efforts reach far and wide! Tim cares for our environment in many roles. He is a great asset in Park Ridge!
Tim Milburn has over 35 years of technical and commercial experience in energy and environmentally-related fields. He has been active as a business leader and practicing engineer in projects related to waste-to-energy, biofuels, materials recovery and recycling, municipal and industrial by-product management, alternative fuels for transportation (like electric and natural gas vehicles), renewable energy and energy efficiency, including programs in the US, Asia, Europe, and North and South America. He owns and operates an environmental/energy consulting and technology solutions company, called Green Ways 2Go, based in Park Ridge, focusing on green solutions in power and transportation.
Tim is a member of GGPR and is on the Park Ridge Community Health Commission, a team of volunteers who are working with the City to establish sustainable practices and programs within Park Ridge, including developing a Sustainability Plan. This planning step will follow the Greenest Region Compact 2 Resolution signed by Mayor Maloney in September 2017. This Resolution states that the City is committed to sustainable practices. Key objectives of the Sustainability Plan are to find ways to increase the adoption of renewable energy, reduce energy consumption, reduce petroleum consumption and to better manage waste and water resources for Park Ridge homes, businesses, schools, park district and the City.
Tim is also on the Executive Committee of the Northwest Cook County Sierra Club, a member of US DOE’s Chicago Area Clean Cities Steering Team and the Illinois Solar Energy Association and represents Park Ridge on the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Environmental Committee.
Tim is a life-long Park Ridge resident and lives with his wife, Tracy, near Carpenter school.