Composting at Northeastern

Composting at Northeastern

Partnering with the Environment

Northeastern recognizes the importance of composting for waste management.  Facilities Waste & Recycling has collaborated for over a decade with Northeastern Dining Services to fully integrate composting and waste reduction in the main dining areas on the Boston Campus


Compost Routinely Collected


of food waste collected 
per year for composting

In 2021, composting services were expanded to include all eateries on campus and efforts were initiated to collect more exact metrics on the quantity of food waste composted. 


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We are continually working to improve and expand our recycling programs. 
For all requests and pickups, please submit a work order request

For additional questions, comments or suggestions regarding recycling or waste management, please email us at [email protected].

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Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub

Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub

Northeastern University Planning, Real Estate, and Facilities plays a significant role in the policies, guidelines, and systems that help Northeastern accelerate the greening of all its campuses.

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Northeastern Dining Services

Northeastern Dining Services

Northeastern Dining Services strives to continually become greener and more sustainable by implementing programs to create a greener campus.

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Northeastern uses a multi-stream recycling system to reduce contamination, and ensure a high quality recycling stream.

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