A Second Life for Gently Used Appliances

// Friday December 8, 2023

Northeastern University’s innovative approach to appliance disposal, led by Juan Gil Figueroa, turns a logistical challenge into a sustainable opportunity, benefiting the local community and environment through collaboration with Boston Building Resources.

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Compost Program Expansion: Dorm Edition

// Tuesday December 5, 2023

As Northeastern University extends its composting initiative to dormitories, it fosters a culture of environmental consciousness among students, turning food waste into valuable compost and significantly reducing the campus’s carbon footprint.

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Summer Preventative Maintenance Keeps our Campus on Track All Year

// Tuesday November 14, 2023

Northeastern University’s summer maintenance program, led by the Planning, Real Estate, and Facilities division, focuses on enhancing campus infrastructure and sustainability, ensuring a seamless and environmentally-friendly experience for students and faculty.

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Donate your Dorm

// Wednesday September 13, 2023

Mills Institute at Northeastern University in Oakland gives back to local organizations with student and facility donations.

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How do you cool off? Northeastern Connects with Local Communities Through Boston’s Heat Emergency

// Friday September 8, 2023

As things heat up in Boston, and around the world, Northeastern helps communities cool down with the Hot Summer, Cool Break Initiative

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Heat Island Effect

// Tuesday July 28, 2020

Urban and built up environments absorb and trap heat more readily. Learn how Northeastern is helping to mitigate heat absorption.

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Stormwater Infrastructure

// Tuesday July 28, 2020

Learn how Northeastern has taken significant steps to retain rainwater on site temporarily to help avoid critical overflows

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