Category Archives: recycling

Join Us on Wed, Apr 27th, at the Spring 2016 SUST Student Symposium at RU’s Chicago Campus

This Wednesday, April 27th, please join the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University for a special afternoon Symposium of student projects and research from 2:30-5:30pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room … Continue reading

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Voting Open for Reuse Art Competition at RU during Earth Month

As part of our campus Earth Week events, Roosevelt’s Reuse Art Competition is now open and available for viewing! To vote on your favorite piece of art, please follow this link. Images of the art have been uploaded to the … Continue reading

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Garden Planting Day & Recyclable Sorting Contest Tomorrow at RU

The RU community will be able to start seedlings for the rooftop garden, create and decorate personal, potted plants to take home, and compete in a recyclable sorting and jump-shooting contest. All three activities will be hosted by RU Green … Continue reading

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Join Us on Wed, Apr 27th, at the Spring 2016 SUST Student Symposium at RU’s Chicago Campus

Next week, please join the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University for a special afternoon symposium of student projects and research on Wednesday, April 27th, from 2:30-5:30pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown … Continue reading

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Upcoming Opportunities for Environmental Service with C3

Chicago Conservation Corps (C3) is offering many volunteer opportunities this spring to give back to the community and the Earth. C3 is an environmental education leader in Chicago, partnering with other area organizations to improve our neighborhoods through environmental service. See … Continue reading

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Up-Cycling with SCARCE: SUST Senior Cassidy Avent Reflects on Her Summer 2015 Internship

This guest post is by RU senior Cassidy Avent, a SUST major who interned during the Summer 2015 semester at the non-profit organization, SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education), based in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.  Here’s another installment … Continue reading

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Little Lessons, Big Impacts: SUST Senior Cassidy Avent Reflects on Her Summer 2015 Internship with SCARCE

This guest post is by RU senior Cassidy Avent, a SUST major who interned during the Summer 2015 semester at the non-profit organization, SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education), based in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.  Here, Cassidy reflects … Continue reading

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