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Students participate in recycling competition at Huskie Stadium

By Lindsey Rodriguez | November 15, 2012

NIU accepted the challenge to go green at Wednesday’s home football game. Several organizations from NIU are participating in the Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) national “Game Day Challenge,” which took place during the football game against...

NIU recycling made easier with changes to bins

By Chelsey Boutan | September 4, 2012

Sarah Wawerski spent her summer and will spend this semester trying to get the NIU campus community to do one thing--recycle more. But getting people to recycle more, if at all, can be difficult. And with limited funding for campus recycling efforts,...

ReUseapalooza promotes environmentally-friendly ideas

By Jerene-Elise Nall | March 21, 2012

You’ve heard of the “3 R’s” - reduce, reuse, and recycle. But have you heard of ReUseapalooza? Friday will mark the beginning of the second annual ReUseapalooza. ReUseapalooza is a gathering of local artists, bands and organizations working to...

NIU in top third of RecycleMania competition

By Hailey Kurth | March 20, 2012

Today is the 46th day NIU has been competing in RecycleMania, and the school is currently ranked in the top third of the competition. RecycleMania is a competition between 605 colleges and universities from the U.S. and Canada. It started on Feb. 5 and...

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