The Daily Northwestern

StuCo Green Initiative aims to reduce waste in theater productions

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

April 20, 2016

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

When the cast and crew of a theater production tears down a set after closing night, Communication sophomore Izzy Porte said most of the scenery materials get thrown out. But it is not just the materials from the set that...

Trash Tacklers program reduces waste during 2015 football season

Eunice Lee, Reporter

January 21, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Groups

The Office of Sustainability spearheaded a student recycling ambassador program during the 2015 football season that worked to reduce the amount of waste during tailgates. In partnership with Northwestern Athletics and with...

Three Divvy bike stations to open on campus this spring

Hangda Zhang, Reporter

January 20, 2016

Filed under Campus

Starting this spring, Northwestern students will be able to rent bikes from three Divvy stations on campus. Rob Whittier, director of the Office of Sustainability, said based on the interest of students, faculty and staff sur...

Northwestern adds four ‘green’ vehicles to fleet

Kelli Nguyen, Reporter

November 18, 2015

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

To reduce Northwestern’s carbon footprint, the University has added four Polaris Global Electric Motorcars to its motor fleet. The electric vehicles, currently in use by Facilities Management, are part of a sustainNU initiative...

Dance Marathon 2013 goes back to its roots, promotes sustainability

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

March 8, 2013

Filed under Dance Marathon 2013

In 1975, a group of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity brothers decided to organize a dance marathon on Northwestern’s campus for the first time. Creating fliers on typewriters and actively promoting the event on campus, the brothers...