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Welcome from sustainNU

September 24, 2020
Welcome to the new academic year. This quarter may look different than others, but sustainNU continues to work with our University community and campus partners to reduce Northwestern’s impact on the environment and integrate sustainability into our endeavors.


Get Outside to Pause and Notice Nature This Month

August 6, 2020
Northwestern’s Office of Well-being and sustainNU invite you to Pause and Notice Nature this month. Whether you live in an area of high rises, ample parks, or a more rural locale, the natural world is all around you and sometimes we need a reminder to notice and appreciate it.


Get Crafty and Green

June 1, 2020
Home projects or team building exercises can take a sustainable twist. These DIY and craft projects can be fun for you, your team or your family.



Citizen Science Project Spotlights

April 24, 2020
As part of our Virtual Earth Month celebration, each week sustainNU will highlight two new research projects on biology, climate, history, nature, social sciences, and/or outer space.


Green Office Spotlight: Winter 2020

March 5, 2020
School of Professional Studies IT/Facilities started a toner recycling initiative in their office. Pritzker School of Law Facilities engaged students on improving trash and recycling bins.