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Behind the Bolt: Mike Abt Goes Green

“This is my religion…My goal is to get other businesses to be green,” the dedicated words spoken by Mike Abt, our Vice President, who has spearheaded the earth-friendly changes at Abt Electronics.  The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) has released a comprehensive plan to help the counties and communities of the Chicagoland area to sustain resources and prosperity through mid-century and beyond. A special “Portraits” section on CMAP’s website, profiles Mike…

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Abt, in the Spotlight, for Being Green

Abt took center stage in CE Pro magazine today. In honor of Abt’s green initiatives, Julie Jacobson wrote an article to showcase Abt’s green efforts. In the Article, Abt Electronics: The Greenest A/V Retailer in the Country, Mike Abt tells Jacobson of Abt’s recycling center and bio-diesel generator. Mike Abt, a self-proclaimed hippie, is the president of Abt Electronics and spearheads all of Abt’s eco-friendly efforts. Wind turbines aid the generator in…

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Abt Recycles and Aids Young Artists

Photo Courtesy of St. John Brebeuf   Continuing the tradition from previous years, Abt donated a refrigerator box to St. John Brebeuf School in Niles. The third graders at St. John use the box to paint a mural on. This year the kids based the mural on a book they read in class, The Boxcar Children, by Gertrude Chandler Warner. The story is about four orphaned children, living in a boxcar and…

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Abt is A Green Giant in the Retail World

Abt Electronics and their Green initiatives were featured on the WGN News Monday, September 21. If you missed it, view the segment here. In it, Mike Abt spoke about the West School in Glencoe, our recycling center and the steps that Abt takes everyday to make their environmental impact as small as possible. Recently, Abt installed solar panels on the roof of West School. Abt has begun to install solar panels and windmills…

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