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Eat Less Meat

Not all animal products are equal when it comes to carbon emissions.  Some animal products have a larger carbon footprint than others.  You can reduce your impact simply by consuming less animal products.  Even giving up one meal a week makes a difference!   Some animal products have larger carbon footprints than others.  According the […]

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2013 Eco Rep Symposium Recap

  Passionate student presentations, meaningful group discussions, and valuable peer-to-peer connections were just a few of the highlights of the 2013 Eco Rep Symposium at BU on Saturday, November 9th.  The event, co-hosted by sustainability@BU and GreenerU, had a great turnout of nearly 150 participants from colleges across the Northeast. sustainability@BU interns Tori Dearborn and […]

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Bike Safety Launches BU Bike Accident Toolkit

  As the next step in an extensive list of safety campaigns undertaken over the past few years, Bike Safety launched the BU Bike Accident Toolkit, a free mobile application available on both the Apple and Android platforms. The app informs cyclists about how to properly report an accident and has several built-in features that […]

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BU Profs Take Energy Conservation from Lecture Hall to Real Life

Assessing, revamping energy use at Roxbury’s Madison Park Village 11.05.2013 By Leslie Friday The next time you walk into an office lobby that’s freezing on an August afternoon or an apartment that’s sweltering on a January morning, consider this: buildings are energy hogs, responsible for more than 40 percent of all of the energy consumed and […]

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