Get Involved

Get Involved

Together We Can Make a Difference

Be part of the movement toward a more sustainable and resilient Northeastern!  Learn how you can contribute to the exciting sustainability efforts happening on campus.

Sustainability Accomplishments on Campus

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Climate Action Plan Update

Take the first step for
Northeastern University’s
Climate Action Plan Update


Take The Survey



We invite you to share your ideas and suggestions on advancing sustainability and resilience throughout the Northeastern community.  Learn about the Climate Action Plan Here.


Be Part of Our Sustainability Actions!

Northeastern’s Work Request System

Recycling Help Through the Work Request System

o Replace spent lightbulbs
o Schedule battery pickup
o Request a cardboard hamper
o Request recycling/trash pickup
o Recycling bin replacements

Green Office Challenge

Participate in the Challenge

See how green you can be with this program highlighting the simple steps individuals can take in the workplace, such as recycling and turning off the lights, to contribute to a more sustainable Northeastern.

Recycling & Waste Management

Use Less, Recycle More

Northeastern’s Facilities Management offers several options for recycling and reusing materials, from single stream recycling, to composting, to disposal of specialty items.

Green Events Guide

Make Your Event Green

Be part of the solution by making your events more sustainable! Even small changes can help to reduce overall waste and energy consumption at Northeastern.

Sustainability Student Groups

Join a Sustainability Student Group

Northeastern has over 35 student groups engaging in sustainability. Join one today for the opportunity to develop leadership skills, make a difference on campus, and meet others who share your passion.

Join the Student Sustainability Committee


Advance sustainability initiatives
across all campuses with the
Student Sustainability Committee


Join The Committee




Sustainable Tips & Tricks

Sustainability Events

Mass EV Experience Expo

Join us at the Mass EV Experience Expo Hosted by Northeastern University! Check out the latest electric vehicle (EV) models and take them for a spin around Boston! Explore charging options and learn from industry experts about how you can join the rapidly growing number of people who drive clean. July 22, 2021 9:30 am – 5:00pm at the 10 Gainsborough Street. 

Student Sustainability Committee

The office of Sustainability hosts biweekly student committee meetings to discuss and review NU sustainability ideas and initiatives. Join us every other Tuesday at 12:00pm – 1:00pm starting February 2, 2021

Contact [email protected] for more information. Spring term dates are: 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16, 3/30, 4/6.



Sustainability Quick Links

Related Links

Office of Sustainability

Office of Sustainability

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

Learn more about Office of Sustainability
GHG, Energy, and Water Management

GHG, Energy, and Water Management

Northeastern University is on track to meet our pledged goal for 80% reduction in carbon emissions from 2005 levels by 2050 on a gross square foot basis of operationally-controlled buildings and transportation.

Learn more about GHG, Energy, and Water Management
Waste Management

Waste Management

Preserving the environment, Reducing the cost of waste disposal to maintain university wide commitment.

Learn more about Waste Management

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