Be an Eco-Rep
Do you want to get more involved in the sustainability community within your hall/college, greek house, or off-campus? Eco-Reps organize activities to raise awareness and mobilize the campus culture around sustainability. Learn more about the position via the Eco-Reps Handbook.
- Gain experience collaborating and planning events: Get to know other Eco-Reps and fellow students in planning small activities like “trashion” shows, waste-free events, and “Do it in the Dark” energy-conserving movie nights as well as campus-wide events, such as NU Earth Hour and Earth week.
- Develop your leadership skills: Eco-Reps hold leadership positions in Residence Hall executive boards, Residential College executive boards, Greek executive boards, as well as on the Eco-Reps executive board.
- Expand your knowledge: Eco-Reps serve as a resource for fellow students regarding waste and energy reduction, sustainable food and dining practices, and eco-friendly purchasing initiatives. Become an expert on sustainability at NU.
- Get free stuff: We provide Eco-Reps with free LED bulbs, a power strip, a spork, reusable water bottle, an energy-use monitor, t-shirt, and more to help educate fellow students on the benefits of using these products.
Contact the Eco-Reps at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining.