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’12 GSU Named a Green Restaurant

On February 24th, 2012, the George Sherman Union Food Court became a Certified Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association, with the most Green Points™ in all of New England! In addition, it is the only food court in the US to be a Certified Green Restaurant®. Through this third-party certification, we hope to validate […]

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BU to Take Its Eggs Cage-Free Student campaign wins change for fall semester

By Leslie Friday Whoever said one man’s actions don’t count hasn’t met Nathan Shin. Last semester Shin (CAS’12) heard about a student-run campaign sweeping local college campuses that was successfully lobbying administrators to buy only cage-free eggs for their food services. Shin, a vegan member of the Vegetarian Society, did some sleuthing and discovered that […]

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Faculty and staff shoot for gold in Green Office Certifications

Written by Emily Overholt A growing number of colleges and administrative offices at Boston University have undergone the Green Office Certification program with more set for review in March, officials said. Sustainability@BU has audited more than 300 offices since March 2011 and more are set for review within the first two weeks of March, said […]

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