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Earth Week

Earth Week at NU April 20-26

“Earth Week at NU addresses such a broad range of topics, there’s an opportunity for everyone to get engaged,” stated Director of Sustainability, Rob Whittier.

Celebrate spring by biking to campus

Dust off your wheels and get ready to report your bike rides, Bike2Campus kicks off April 21!

NU Library says think before you print

Join the Library in reducing paper waste in celebration of PaperLESS Month this April.

NU’s ESW chapter hosts national sustainability summit

ESW members proudly showcased several of their projects, inspiring more than eight ESW national chapters, while being inspired themselves from notable alumni, professors, and students.
Earth Hour

NU powers down in support of Earth Hour

Please join us and turn off for Earth Hour 2014!

Bike sharing: coming to a campus near you

NU’s two campuses are fortunate to be in bikeable cities. In fact, the city of Evanston is looking into the Divvy Bike sharing program after watching Chicago’s program become a smashing success!
Dance Marathon

Greening Dance Marathon

This year, DM broke its record by raising $1.3 million and lowered their environmental impact through collecting waste and tracking energy consumption.

Kellogg Energy Conference highlights innovation and disruptive technologies in the energy industry

Kellogg’s annual energy conference brought together leaders in the energy industry to discuss the implications of new developments and technologies.

NU looks to lead in lab sustainability

Laboratories are often energy hogs and with nearly 2,000 labs on the Chicago and Evanston campuses, Facilities Management has identified opportunities for energy and water savings.

Recycle more. Waste less. sustainNU.

NU recycles 30% of our waste on campus. You can get us to 50%.
Greeks Greening NU

Greeks green NU

Sororities and Fraternities are working hard to lower their environmental footprint.