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BU Earns Greenovate Boston Award

Hosts ceremony, receives one of 18 sustainability honors BU’s favorite color—right behind scarlet and white, of course—is green. Why? Because the University has made a solid commitment over the past several years to embrace ecofriendly practices that have revolutionized the way it consumes energy and water, reduces waste, and expands in a sustainable manner. Now, […]

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Project Robinhood Helps Save the Environment and Money

Manning the IT help desk for the Department of Medicine from a tiny office on the 7th floor, Aaron Freed is a modern-day hero of sorts, taking discarded computers and refurbishing them for researchers in need. Freed aptly has dubbed his effort, Project Robinhood. According to Freed on the project’s website, “It’s about being environmentally […]

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CRC and BUMC Receive Bike Friendly Business Awards

Both the Charles River Campus and Medical Campus were recognized as Bike Friendly Businesses by Transportation Commissioner Thomas Tinlin at Mayor Menino’s Bike Friendly Business Awards. Forty-one businesses were honored at the sixth annual ceremony held on May 17th at City Hall Plaza. The awards recognize businesses that promote bike-friendly practices such as encouraging employees […]

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