The Daily Northwestern

Student beekeeping club works to bring bees to campus

Ally Mauch, Reporter

May 11, 2017

Filed under Campus

Though many people fear the idea of bees, some Northwestern students are trying to bring more to campus. Bees for a Sustainable World, part of Engineers for a Sustainable World, is currently working with the University to bring...

Panelists call for more group efforts to improve international sustainability

Elizabeth Byrne, Reporter

April 14, 2017

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Northwestern professors and representatives from various global health-oriented student groups spoke during a Thursday event about the need for increased collaboration on international sustainability efforts. Northwestern...

Earth Week to bring sustainability discussions, films to Northwestern

Sohyun Choo, Reporter

April 17, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Northwestern sustainability groups will host several Earth Week programs next week in an effort to raise awareness about environmental issues on campus. The weeklong event, beginning Sunday, will focus on seven major them...

Engineers for a Sustainable World host national environmental conference

Annie Bruce, Reporter

April 10, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will host the Engineers for a Sustainable World National Conference for the first time this weekend. The conference coincides with the NU branch of ESW’s annual NU Summit on Sustainability. Laura Pettersen, co...

Northwestern student organizations begin plans for off-campus composting service

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

February 23, 2014

Filed under Campus

A combined effort of members from various environmental organizations may give off-campus students the opportunity to participate in a composting trial program. Associated Student Government's Sustainability Committee, Engineers...

Northwestern takes steps to decrease plastic bottle usage

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

May 6, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Government, Student Groups

Recent water fountain renovations inside residential buildings have coincided with student efforts to reduce the use of disposable plastic bottles on campus. Residential Services took the latest step in campus sustainability...

Northwestern students push plastic water bottle ban

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

November 18, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Government, Student Groups

Students covered The Rock in plastic water bottles Friday to launch a campaign to ban their sale on Northwestern’s campus. Headed by Pura Playa, a plastic reduction team within Engineers for a Sustainable World, the initiative...