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Northwestern Dining Offers Take-Out Meals without Wasteful Packaging

Oct 19, 2017
Northwestern students who are struggling to fit meal times into jam-packed schedules now have a new option for eating on the go without generating a lot of waste. Students who join Northwestern Dining’s new Choose to Reuse program can get take out from Elder Hall in reusable containers.
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Taking Sustainability on the Road with House by Northwestern

Oct 19, 2017
The Solar Decathlon challenges college students from around the world to design and construct a solar-powered house and compete against other schools doing the same. The 2017 competition took place in Denver, Colorado, and it was an unforgettable experience for the Northwestern team, House by Northwestern.
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Northwestern Travel Gets Greener

Oct 19, 2017
This fall has been an exciting time for sustainable transportation at Northwestern. The recently released Northwestern Strategic Sustainability Plan identified sustainable transportation goals in three focus areas: commuting and campus travel, cycling, and electric vehicles. There are already new developments in each of these areas.
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