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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

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ASG Sustainability Committee works toward zero waste football stadium, other eco-friendly initiatives

February 20, 2023

From the football stadium to the dining hall, the Associated Student Government Sustainability Committee promotes environmental efforts at Northwestern and the surrounding community.  With about 50...

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Environmental groups, sustainNU seek to expand communication and collaboration

February 15, 2023

Northwestern has almost 20 different environmental student organizations and while each club is independent, Associate Director of Sustainability Julie Cahillane said she saw the potential for these groups...

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Green Labs Certification Program aims to increase sustainable practices in Northwestern labs

February 13, 2023

Northwestern sustainNU began the Green Labs Certification Program Fall Quarter to encourage more sustainable practices in lab facilities on campus.  The program is an extension of the existing Green...

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Students advocate for increased compost bin presence on campus

January 5, 2023

Some Northwestern students are calling on the University to increase student access to composting bins.  All back-of-house kitchens at NU, including those in dining halls and Norris University Center,...

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SustainNU prepares to release second 5-year Strategic Sustainability Plan in 2022

May 27, 2022

SustainNU is on course to finish creating its new Strategic Sustainability Plan sometime this fall, setting new goals and benchmarks for Northwestern’s emissions reductions, conservation, resource management...

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