Tagged: Sustainability

Sustainability in the City

BU’s Alumni Association is kicking off its brand new learning program BU Alumni College this summer. Alumni College is a stand-alone program designed to empower alumni through immersive educational experiences. The inaugural Alumni College is called Sustainability in the City, which involves learning experiences where expert faculty from the College of Arts & Sciences will address […]

BU and Goodwill Industries team up and aim to recycle 70 tons at move-out

sustainability@BU is teaming up with Goodwill Industries to supply the BU community with 16 donation bins across the Charles River Campus taking clothes, shoes, linens, towels, kitchen ware and small appliances (full list).  In 2009, BU saved 6.75 tons of reusable items during move-out.  In 2010, after partnering with Goodwill Industries, BU diverted 35.24 tons […]

Dean of Students’ “Green Team” recruiting for April 2011

The Boston University Dean of Students office is teaming up with the Boston Red Sox for another year with the Green Team — collecting recyclables between innings to help with sustainability efforts at Fenway. Learn more about the BU Green Team on the Dean of Students website. Photo courtesy Susan Lebovits.

BU Goes Green: 10 Sustainable Actions for Students

In accordance with the Boston University Sustainability Program, administrators have been distributing red recyclable bags around campus for the past week, reading “Reduce Your Impact”. The bags, encouraging students to “go green”, include ten suggestions in order to achieve a more sustainable campus: 1. Power Down Computers 2. Bring Your Own Mug 3. Reduce, Reuse, […]

SUSTAIN/ABILITY: A Celebration of Sustainability and Awareness

Boston University Hillel House and The Rubin-Frankel Gallery are hosting a building-wide celebration focusing on sustainability-awareness.  Featured at this celebration is the 4th Annual Student Art Exhibition entitled: “Sustainability”, a juried show of artwork by students from the Greater Boston Area.  Events during this celebration will include live music, free food, several art exhibitions and […]