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Zero Waste at Rebuilding Exchange — it’s Scraptacular!

by Emma Vuillemot for SUST 240 Waste Roosevelt University’s SUST 240 Waste class, led by Prof. Graham Pickren, recently visited Rebuilding Exchange, a non-profit social enterprise (501c3) located along the Chicago River in Bucktown. Rebuilding Exchange, RX, is a facility … Continue reading

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Sanctuary on the South Side of Chicago

By Daniel Krejsa for SUST 350 Within the frayed urban landscape of the south side Chicago neighborhood of Fuller Park, there is sliver of green space that provides visitors a glimpse of what Chicago looked like before industrialization. Nestled between … Continue reading

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Climate politics: Environmentalists need to think globally, but act locally

This article was originally published in The Conversation, an open-access journal that allow republishing of articles under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Authors: Nives Dolsak, Professor of Environmental Policy, University of Washington and Aseem Prakash, Walker Family Professor and … Continue reading

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Water and Environmental Justice in Flint: Marc Edwards Speaks at Univ. of Chicago Oct. 14

Join University of Chicago for a lecture concerning environmental justice and advocacy, and confronting government failure and deception. Marc A. Edwards, the Charles P. Lunsford Professor of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering at Virginia Tech University, will be giving a lecture … Continue reading

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Study Abroad in Costa Rica this Spring Break!

New to Roosevelt in Spring semester 2017 is a study abroad course focusing on ecotourism in Costa Rica. SUST/HOSM 390 provides students with an in-depth understanding of ecotourism in Costa Rica, one of the pioneering countries in the world of … Continue reading

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WB Rooftop Garden: 2016 Season Update

Originally posted on Roosevelt University Green Campus :
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…

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Busy as Bees in the Wabash Rooftop Garden

Originally posted on Roosevelt University Green Campus :
The 5th floor Wabash Rooftop Garden is ready and raring to go! (Photo: T. Mucci, 2016) As of last week all of our vegetable and herb seedlings have been transplanted, the bounty of…

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