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The Terracycle Program that has been used in the past at NIU to recycle pens and other office supplies has recently been discontinued. As a result, Campus Mail is no longer able to accept these items, as they have no way to properly recycle them. Although efforts have been made to find an alternative source...
The NIU Green Team is made up of environmentally-minded students, faculty and staff who are implementing and introducing new policies and programs to reduce NIU’s environmental impact. The goal of the Green Team is to find cost-effective ways to lower NIU’s carbon footprint and improve sustainability. At meetings held every other month, members of the...
NIU’s first Earth Week is scheduled from Monday, April 18, through Saturday, April 23. Earth Week is a collaborative effort supported by more than 15 environmentally conscious organizations to bring a more sustainable culture to NIU. Organizations include: NIU Student Association Green Paws Environmental Alliance Illinois Lakes Management Association Committee for the Preservation of Wildlife...
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Hungry students entering the New Hall Community Center for dinner Monday, April 22, were puzzled to find an all-electric NIU Building Services vehicle parked at the front door. Along with the all-electric vehicle, out of 143 “green” vehicles the university owns, members of the NIU Green Team sat at a table in the community center...