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City receives grant to fund urban agriculture

City receives grant to fund urban agriculture

November 13, 2014


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By Amanda Hoover, news correspondent Last month, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston’s Office of Food Initiatives announced the receipt of a $25,000 planning grant from the Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP), a division of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Following a growing u...

NU ranked third greenest school in world

February 6, 2014


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By Lautaro Grinspan, News Staff Northeastern can add a new superlative to its list of accolades and recognitions. Last month, the GreenMetric 2013 World Rankings, compiled by the Universitas Indonesia, came out, and listed Northeastern as the “greenest” school in America and third in the world...

Brief: Northeastern ranks second among ‘green’ universities

January 12, 2012


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By Zac Estrada, News Staff Northeastern landed in second place among 178 schools in the University of Indonesia’s GreenMetric Rankings of World Universities, the university announced Wednesday in a news release. “Through our efforts to advance sustainability system-wide, we have a tremendou...

New bins promote recycling as Northeastern boosts sustainability

December 8, 2011


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By Melanie Dostis, News Correspondent Going green just got easier for students. The Student Government Association (SGA), along with Northeastern University’s administration, distributed thousands of recycling bins last month to residence halls. “It is great that we are able to work wit...

Column: Earth Day highlights need to help environment

April 14, 2011


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When the recycling bins in my six-person apartment overflow with plastic cans and piles of paper, I can’t help but think back to the days when I didn’t pay attention or care about the small steps I can take to protect and improve the environment. I thought my sister – who loved to recycle – was...

NU among best for sustainability

January 20, 2011


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By Anne Steele, News Staff Northeastern was ranked the fourth-greenest campus in the world last month by the GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities, established by the University of Indonesia (UI). The school was among 95 universities worldwide and eight in the United States that were ranked De...

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