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Roosevelt University Sustainability Initiative

President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s leadership inspired this nation during a difficult time in world history. Still today, through his timeless vision, FDR’s words inspire the RU community to address climate change risks and lead in the area of sustainability.

To achieve this end, Roosevelt University Green Campus has completed a substantial array of projects which are already reducing emissions and actively protecting the environment. To drive continuous improvement, a campus-wide Strategic Sustainability Plan featuring energy, emissions, land stewardship and water use reductions will be set in place.

News and Announcements

Schaumburg Campus Community Gardeners Enjoy a Potluck Dinner to End the Season

Nov 25, 2015

Last week, on Tuesday November 17, many of Roosevelt University’s community gardeners were able to come together to partake in a potluck dinner at the Schaumburg campus. About ten gardeners were able to participate, providing delicious dishes like spicy Mexican

Sustainable Sanitation at Roosevelt: Electrically Activated Water Technologies

Nov 16, 2015

We as the Roosevelt University community have a strong consideration for practicing sustainability efforts in our daily lives. This includes being conscientious of the water we use, of what we throw away, of how much energy we consume, and other

Electronic Waste Recycling During November

Nov 03, 2015

Don’t know what to do with your cracked iPod? What about those broken and tangled headphones? Or your unwanted electric razor (no-shave November is now upon us)? Luckily, November is not only for growing beards, but also for responsibly disposing

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