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Ink and Toner Recycling Request Confirmation

Thank you for your request regarding ink and toner recycling. Recycling boxes will be provided by Facilities management & Planning. Request for box pick-up will be fulfilled by Office Depot drivers. Please note, that the drivers will not be able to contact you to schedule a pick up time, so please have the boxes ready […]

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Q&A with Brad Mount

Agganis Arena staff member, Brad Mount, discusses his thoughts on sustainability in this Q&A as part of our What You’re Doing series focusing on the sustainable actions of faculty, staff, and students at BU.

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2014 Eco Rep Symposium

It’s not every day that passionate environmental stewards from colleges and universities across the northeast region have the chance to share ideas and collaborate but when they do, the results are inspiring. Six Boston University students joined over 180 students hailing from 30 other colleges and universities across the northeast region to participate in the […]

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Changemakers at sustainability@BU: Interns Help Make BU a Leader in Carbon Reduction

  In her keynote speech at the AASHE 2014 opening ceremony, Story of Stuff creator Annie Leonard presented a newer Story, this time about change. Leonard recognizes that change is a slow and difficult process and she suggests that change is most successful through the collaboration of several different kinds of changemakers, namely: builders, networkers, […]

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Dining’s Sustainability Coordinator Shares Culinary Creativity

Ever wonder why strawberries taste so much better in the summer, or why it’s hard to find good corn in the spring?  The growing season of produce can make a bigger difference than just affecting its availability to consumers.  Using seasonal ingredients will not only make a difference for environment, but for your taste buds […]

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The Rainmaker

By simulating future weather, BU researcher ponders an ecosystem’s fate 10.02.2014 By Rich Barlow In the video above, Hollie Emery (GRS’16) and her team conduct climate change research in a Provincetown salt marsh that’s part of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Photos by Cydney Scott. Video by Jenny Brown The salt marshes near Herring Cove […]

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Boston Awards BU a Carbon Cup

For being ahead of schedule in cutting greenhouse gases

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BUMC Finished First in MassCommute Bicycle Challenge

Boston University’s Medical Campus finished in first place in the The MassCommute Bicycle Challenge (MCBC), a week-long, FREE and friendly competition among  Massachusetts businesses, educational institutions, and municipalities. The 2014 MCBC took place during Bay State Bike Week, May 10th – 18th. Close to 100 BUMC students and staff, BMC staff and BHCHP staff took part […]

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2014 Survey

Thank to all who participated in the 2014 sustainability@BU 2014 survey. We were thrilled by the responses we received. Over 4,000 people participated! Congratulations to Douglass Payne, the randomly selected winner of an iPad mini with Retina display! The survey was designed to gauge progress on sustainability awareness at Boston University. Having information about your […]

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SG to Sponsor Bike Charging Stations on Campus

01/28/2014 By Emily Hartwell Boston University Student Government will sponsor the installation of stationary bike-charging stations throughout campus, SG officials said at a senate meeting Monday night. The environmental initiative, which was presented by Claire Richer of BU’s Environmental Student Organization, proposed the installation as a way to motivate students to be more active and […]

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