December 22, 2014
It’s hard to believe the Office of Sustainability is wrapping up its third year!
December 3, 2014
Northwestern’s faculty and staff are setting great examples for students and peers by personally committing to lower their environmental footprint.
November 25, 2014
Northwestern University is committed to being a leader in sustainability, which means planning infrastructure to encourage our faculty, staff, students, and visitors to make more sustainable transportation decisions.
November 17, 2014
In a partnership with Loyola’s Biodiesel Lab, NU dining hall cooking oil waste is getting new life by being processed into fuel for shuttle buses.
November 14, 2014
From October 20 to November 16, students living on-campus, off-campus, and in Greek houses competed to reduce their energy consumption and water use.
November 7, 2014
Since 2010, NU has competed in the EPA Game Day Challenge, a national competition among colleges and universities to promote waste reduction at football games.
November 5, 2014
Northwestern Dining is one of the many sustainNU champions on campus, working hard to create healthy, sustainable, and local meal options at NU.
October 17, 2014
This brief video is a great introduction to sustainability at NU.
October 15, 2014
As NU pursues its commitment to leadership in sustainability, there are now three opportunities to recognize staff, faculty, and students who have gone above and beyond.
October 8, 2014
Northwestern University is committed to being a national leader in sustainability and Green Office Certification helps faculty and staff identify simple opportunities that align with this goal.
October 7, 2014
Divvy, already the nation’s largest bike sharing program, is coming to Evanston thanks to persistence and hard work of the City’s team.
June 30, 2014
This year, more than 60 Eco-Reps educated students about sustainability through events, activities, and campaigns to create a lasting culture of sustainability at NU.
June 12, 2014
This spring, ASG SusCom sent out a baseline survey to student groups to gauge their practices and will be distributing a second survey in the fall.
June 3, 2014
This year’s Brady Scholars chose to support local food networks by building the 20 feet by 36 feet hoop house structure.
May 22, 2014
After its third round of funding for the 2013-2014 academic year, the NU Sustainability Fund (NSF) has announced funding for five new projects.
May 13, 2014
Spring has sprung, and NU’s beautiful outdoor scenery is in bloom.
May 2, 2014
Ever wonder what factors are considered when purchasing the library’s printer paper?
April 23, 2014
Take advantage of the warm weather and join us in celebrating Earth Week!
April 21, 2014
Bike2Campus begins Monday, April 21 and ends Friday, April 25.
April 14, 2014
The Library is hosting their fifth annual April PaperLESS Month, an initiative that encourages students, faculty, and staff to reconsider their printing habits to reduce unnecessary printing.
April 3, 2014
Northwestern hosts over a dozen sustainability and energy related conferences and events but Engineers for a Sustainable World’s (ESW) NU Summit on Sustainability (NUSOS) is one of the largest.
March 31, 2014
Northwestern University is continuing its participation in Earth Hour, a global initiative to raise awareness about climate change.
March 24, 2014
Chicago’s bike sharing initiative, Divvy, was launched Summer 2013 and has quickly become a popular alternative transportation option with over 750,000 trips taken last year.
March 13, 2014
This March, more than 1,400 students danced for 30 hours raising money to benefit Team Joseph and research on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
March 7, 2014
The Campus Kitchens Project, in partnership with Food Recovery Network, will host the first Food Waste and Hunger Summit on April 5 and 6.
March 6, 2014
Nearly 200 students and professionals attended Kellogg School of Management’s second annual Energy Conference titled, “Powering Innovation in a Dynamic Market.”
February 25, 2014
NU is constantly examining the breadth of our operations to identify the highest impact areas to reduce energy and water use, as well as reduce waste.
February 17, 2014
We recycle 30 percent of the waste generated on campus, but we can do more.
February 10, 2014
In its second round of funding, the Northwestern Sustainability Fund (NSF) received another impressive set of projects for consideration and selected seven projects to receive support.
February 7, 2014
This quarter, the University Main Library is displaying “Two Degrees and You: An NU Approach to Climate Change,” an exhibit that serves to educate viewers about Northwestern’s efforts to reduce their environmental impact.
February 5, 2014
The eleventh annual Northwestern University Conference on Human Rights (NUCHR) took place this January, focused on the human cost of environmental degradation.
January 24, 2014
Individuals across the Northwestern community have made commitments to reduce their environmental footprint in 2014.
January 17, 2014
Winter quarter brings new classes, new weather, and for some, membership in a fraternity or sorority.
January 15, 2014
When you go shopping, how do you usually bring your products home?
January 10, 2014
Divestment is a nationwide movement; nearly 500 colleges, universities, and municipalities have signed on to 350.org’s national divestment campaign, Fossil Free.
January 8, 2014
Northwestern had the privilege of hosting the Interstate Sustainability Leaders Summit (ISLS) this January.