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Schaumburg Campus Community Gardeners Enjoy a Potluck Dinner to End the Season

Last week, on Tuesday November 17, many of Roosevelt University’s community gardeners were able to come together to partake in a potluck dinner at the Schaumburg campus. About ten gardeners were able to participate, providing delicious dishes like spicy Mexican

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Sustainable Sanitation at Roosevelt: Electrically Activated Water Technologies

We as the Roosevelt University community have a strong consideration for practicing sustainability efforts in our daily lives. This includes being conscientious of the water we use, of what we throw away, of how much energy we consume, and other

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Electronic Waste Recycling During November

Don’t know what to do with your cracked iPod? What about those broken and tangled headphones? Or your unwanted electric razor (no-shave November is now upon us)? Luckily, November is not only for growing beards, but also for responsibly disposing

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Produce Donations at the Schaumburg Community Garden

Food waste across America is rampant.  40% of all food in the U.S. goes uneaten.  31% of available food at the retail and consumer level gets wasted.  This food waste also increases methane gas emissions in our landfills.  With an

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RU Wabash Rooftop Garden Fall Harvest

RU Rooftop Garden Fall Harvest On October 16, Garden Group members teamed up for one last harvest on Roosevelt University’s Wabash Rooftop Garden. We were able to collect 3.5 pounds of produce to send to the Wabash Dining Center! The

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Tree Tagging Event at the Schaumburg Campus

Roosevelt University’s Schaumburg campus is a certified arboretum, and we work hard to maintain accreditation. As part of our efforts, we have been labeling every tree on campus with a round numbered aluminum tag. Last Tuesday, Rebecca Quesnell, Sustainable Operations

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Roosevelt University Recognized by the National Wildlife Federation in “The Campus Wild”

Roosevelt University is extremely proud to be recognized by the National Wildlife Federation for creating and maintaining a beautiful and functional landscape that is teeming with flora and fauna.  In their report entitled “The Campus Wild,” the National Wildlife Federation

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  • Electronic Waste Recycling During November! via @RUgreencampus 4 weeks ago
  • October Rooftop Garden biodiversity! A deceased monarch, small carrot, very small cucumber, and giant grasshopper. 1 month ago
  • It's Bike2Campus week, October 9-16! Ride to school or around town, record on B2C website, and get rewarded! 1 month ago
  • Happy Campus Sustainability Month! Come celebrate by participating in one last Wabash rooftop garden harvest- Friday, October 16 from 12-2pm 1 month ago
  • Outdoor Rooftop Garden Harvest Day, tomorrow, 9:30-12pm, 5th floor of WB Building, through the workout facility-- stop on by, all welcome!!! 2 months ago
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