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Host Sustainable Events

Faculty, staff, and student groups can help Northwestern become more sustainable by considering the environmental impact of meetings and events. The following guidelines and resources can help make campus events greener.

Sustainable dining options checklist for events

Food

Waste

Download the checklist.

For more information

Northwestern Dining and Real Food at NU

Northwestern Dining is partnering with Real Food at NU (NURF) to offer more sustainable food in through University’s dining halls, catering services, and restaurants. Visit their websites to learn more.

Green Event Guide for student organizations

The Undergraduate Associated Student Government (ASG) Sustainability Committee has created a guide for student-organized events. Contact the ASG Sustainability Committee if you have questions.

Green Office resources

Additional information about hosting more sustainable events is available through the Green Office Certification program.

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