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February

One Earth Film Festival Comes to Campus

February 15, 2018
On March 8, Northwestern will host a screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power as a part of the One Earth Film Festival. This event is free of charge and is open to students, faculty, staff, and members of the broader community.
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Northwestern Offices Go Green

February 15, 2018
Everyone on campus has a part to play in making Northwestern more environmentally sustainable. The Green Office Certification program guides participants through a process of identifying and acting on opportunities to save energy and conserve resources.
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Student Group Profile: GREEN House

February 15, 2018
The Group Residence for Environmental Engagement at Northwestern (GREEN House) is a special interest residential community tucked into Northwestern’s fraternity quad. It houses undergraduate students brought together by a shared commitment to sustainable living and environmental awareness.
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Campus Recycling, Beyond the Bin

February 15, 2018
Northwestern collects the most common recyclable materials in mixed recycling bins distributed throughout buildings and outdoor spaces. However, since few see the next steps of the process, students and University employees occasionally express curiosity about what happens to the materials they have so carefully placed in the proper bins.

January

global hub

Kellogg Global Hub Achieves LEED Platinum Status

January 18, 2018
The Kellogg School of Management’s Global Hub has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, joining Kresge Centennial Hall as a Northwestern University building to earn the U.S. Green Building Council’s highest green building rating.
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Social Justice and Sustainability Go Hand in Hand at Northwestern

January 18, 2018
Environmentally conscious organizations often refer to their sustainability efforts as focused on the triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit. Northwestern University is tackling all three elements of this sustainability framework on multiple fronts, with several departments championing specific initiatives.
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