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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

NU Declassified: Washing off the Mudd

NU Declassified: Washing off the Mudd

May 26, 2022

    The showers in Mudd Science and Engineering Library and other academic buildings are often joked about on campus, but these showers may help faculty and the planet more than we...

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SustainNU hosts Repair & Reuse Fair to promote campus sustainability

April 20, 2022

First-year chemical engineering graduate student Sarah Friedman sorted through a box of reusable pottery and picked out pieces to take home at Wednesday’s Repair & Reuse Fair hosted by sustainNU.  “​​(I...

Where does Northwestern’s food waste go?

February 23, 2022

Have you ever wondered what happens to Northwestern’s leftover dining hall food? The waste, which measures up to about 3.6 tons, gets composted every week. Some trays of food that do not go out to serve...

Northwestern’s Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan outlines a goal of diverting 50 percent of campus waste from landfills by 2020.

New waste management plan aims to divert 50 percent of campus waste from landfills

November 12, 2018

Northwestern launched last week its first Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan, a 60-page document that outlines strategies for a greener approach to waste management. The plan, which was announced...

Northwestern Dining adopts programs to promote food sustainability

May 5, 2016

Northwestern Dining has increased its efforts to promote sustainability through the introduction and development of several dining initiatives. NU Dining is considering an initiative that would offer...

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