Category Archives: waste

Seeds Grow at The Plant: Emily Rhea Reflects on Her Fall 2015 Internship

This guest post is by RU senior Emily Rhea, a SUST major who has interned during the Fall 2015 semester at The Plant in Chicago.  Here, Emily reflects back on her work at this sustainable food production powerhouse the last few months.  … Continue reading

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E-Waste Awareness Month at Roosevelt

During the month of November, the RU sustainability community is focusing on keeping electronic waste out of landfills! Items being targeted include phones, MP3/IPods, headphones, USB drives, electric razors, hair irons/blow dryers, computers, clocks, stereos, lamps, remotes, holiday lights, fans, kitchen … Continue reading

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Food Waste-to-Energy at The Plant: SUST Major Emily Rhea Reports on Her Fall Sustainability Internship

This guest post is by RU senior Emily Rhea, a SUST major who is interning at The Plant in Chicago.  During the Fall 2015 semester, Emily reports on her work at this sustainable food production powerhouse.  Interning at The Plant in Chicago’s Back … Continue reading

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Gardening at the Field Museum: SUST Major Laura Miller Hill Reports on Her Summer Sustainability Internship

During the summer of 2015, several Roosevelt University students majoring in Sustainability Studies did internships or pursued study abroad opportunities in various locales around the world, from Chicago to Hawaii and from Schaumburg to Scandinavia. We’re posting their reports from the field on their activities, … Continue reading

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Today at RU: Environmental Justice Activism Lecture, 4pm

This afternoon at Rosoevelt’s Chicago Campus, the Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project kicks off its Fall 2015 Distinguished Environmental Organizer Series,”Natural Rights: Environmental Justice on the Third Coast,” at 4:00pm with a special presentation by Kim Wasserman, Director of the Little Village … Continue reading

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Environmental Activist Kim Wasserman of LVEJO Speaks at Roosevelt on Nov. 11

The Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project at Roosevelt University is proud to kick off its Fall 2015 Distinguished Environmental Organizer Series,”Natural Rights: Environmental Justice on the Third Coast,” next Wednesday, Nov. 11th, 4:00 – 5:30pm, with a special presentation by Kim … Continue reading

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Greening the Field Museum: SUST Major Laura Miller Hill Reports on Her Summer Sustainability Internship

During the summer of 2015, several Roosevelt University students majoring in Sustainability Studies did internships or pursued study abroad opportunities in various locales around the world, from Chicago to Hawaii and from Schaumburg to Scandinavia. We’re posting their reports from the field on their activities, … Continue reading

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