The Daily Northwestern

Office of Sustainability encourages students to certify rooms as ‘green’

Annie McDonough, Reporter

April 14, 2014

With Earth Week approaching, Northwestern's Office of Sustainability is pushing to get students to sign up for “Green Room Certification," which gives students the opportunity to commit to more sustainable lifestyles. T...

New bike repair stands offer eco-friendly service

Kendra Mayer, Reporter

October 15, 2013

Northwestern students with bikes no longer have to venture off campus to fix a flat tire. Repair stations are now available in front of Foster-Walker Complex and Norris University Center, providing students with a tire pump,...

Northwestern takes steps to decrease plastic bottle usage

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

May 6, 2013

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...

Cook County sees air quality decrease as Evanston continues green initiatives

Tanner Maxwell, Reporter

April 30, 2013

Cook County received an "F" for its air quality in a study published by the American Lung Association last week, bucking a national trend of cleaner skies. In its annual State of the Air report, the ALA gave Cook County an "...