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Environmental Sustainability Committee Meeting December 6, 2017

This Wednesday, Roosevelt’s Environmental Sustainability Committee (ESC) will be holding a meeting from 12:30-1:30pm in WB 1021. This meeting is open to all Roosevelt students, faculty and staff to discuss sustainability-related activities, goals and challenges faced this year. If joining

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Roosevelt University Sustainability Initiative Community Garden Request Form

2017 RU plot request form

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Wabash Rooftop Garden: Fall Season Update

WB Rooftop Garden: Fall 2016 Final Season Update: On October 27th, garden volunteers have teamed up for one last harvest on Roosevelt University’s Wabash Rooftop Garden. We were able to collect 6.6 lbs. of produce to send to the Wabash

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The Princeton Review Guide: 2016 Green College Recognition

As of Novemeber 8th, 2016, we have been recognized by The Princeton Review Guide as a Green College and University in the United States. The Princeton Review Guide tallies the amount of sustainability institutional data obtained from colleges. The green

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Roosevelt Medicinal Plant Garden

On June 23rd Roosevelt broke ground on its newest addition to the Schaumburg Campus, as part of using the campus as a learning and living laboratory. Roosevelt’s College of Pharmacy, in conjunction with Campus Planning & Operations and with support

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“Sweeter than Sugar” Bee Apiary

In July 2016, Roosevelt University expanded its “Living and Learning Labs” with the addition of an apiary to the Schaumburg Campus. Affirming the University’s’ mission to support social justice and sustainability, Roosevelt made this addition by partnering with Sweet Beginnings

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WB Rooftop Garden: 2016 Season Update

We, the Wabash Rooftop Gardeners, are pleased to report that despite an admittedly late start to our 2016 growing season, our plants are healthy, robust, and productive. This summer’s crops consist of a wide variety of fresh herbs and greens which,

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