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office of sustainability

sustainNU holiday letter

Let us brag for a little about all the amazing sustainability initatives that happened this year.
Sarah Pritchard

Faculty and staff set the green bar high

Whether they teach environmental courses or work to keep our buildings energy efficient, these NU community members have made personal commitments to being environmentally responsible citizens.
electric vehicle charging stations

NU gets charged up for EVs

The Evanston campus gets electric with its first 4 electric vehicle charging stations.
Biodiesel Shuttles

NU’s shuttles fueled by fries

Students aren’t the only thing powered by the carbs in our dining halls!
Green Cup 2014

Green Cup: compete to conserve

The eighth annual Green Cup has come and gone!
EPA Game Day

Making the run for a recycling touchdown

Athletics and sustainNU make recycling a priority at Ryan Field.
Northwestern Dining and local foods

Northwestern Dining WANTS YOU to eat local

NU Dining makes it easy for you to eat healthy and responsible meals.
Coach Fitz using a reusable water bottle

What do Morty, Coach Fitz, Burgie Howard, and Willie all have in common?

They all bleed purple and all support sustainability at NU. Watch our short, fun video to see what they are doing to make NU a leader in sustainability.

Rewarding those that go above and beyond to sustain NU

Northwestern University awards those who go green!
Green Office Certification signage in the Library

The Library is Green Office certified

With more than 250 staff members, the University Library, including its Seeley G. Mudd, Oak Grove, NU Press, and Schaffner locations along with the NU Press, is the first department to complete Green Office Certification.