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Bike2Campus Week Gets Rolling

Apr 6, 2018
This year, roll into spring by helping Northwestern compete in the annual Chicago Bike2Campus challenge. Bike2Campus is a week-long competition between 11 Chicagoland institutions. The 2018 competition will take place from April 9 to 15, so gear up to help Northwestern win first place.
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Northwestern Earns Prestigious ENERGY STAR Award

Apr 2, 2018
Northwestern University has received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for its efforts to reduce campus energy consumption and educate students, faculty, staff, and the broader community about energy efficiency.
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Spring into Action for Earth Month

Mar 20, 2018
Earth Month at Northwestern is a call to action. Throughout April, all members of the campus community are encouraged to participate in activities including community volunteer projects and educational events focused on sustainability issues.
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Northwestern Dining is Going Green

Apr 9, 2018
Dining halls at Northwestern are going green. Four Northwestern dining halls in Evanston, as well as Harry’s Café on the Chicago campus, have been certified as Level 1 Certified Green Restaurants® by the Green Restaurant Association.
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Mount Trashmore, Northwestern’s Monument to Waste

Mar 20, 2018
If you notice a massive pile of trash alongside Sheridan Road on April 25, it is not an accident. Mount Trashmore, representing the trash Northwestern sends to the landfill, has become one of the highlights of Northwestern’s annual Earth Month programming.
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