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Chicago River Advocate John Quail Speaks at Roosevelt on Nov 5

The Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project at Roosevelt University continues its Fall Distinguished Environmental Organizer Series next Wednesday, Nov. 5th, 4:30 – 6 p.m., with a special presentation entitled by… 205 more words

Policy

Sharing is Caring: An Ode to Sustaining Our Freshwater Resources

by Lacy Reyna for SUST 240

Freshwater is a key component to life on Earth. Why is it, then, that many individuals continue to use (and waste) this precious resource without any care or thought behind such mindless consumption? 594 more words

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Composting: We Just Can't Get Enough of It

by Dusan Koleno for SUST 240

According to the EPA, food waste and yard trimmings make up almost 1/3 of our waste. The vast majority of this waste goes straight to landfills and not to composting facilities. 414 more words

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Elgin O'Hare Expressway No Longer a "Road to Nowhere"

by Jacqueline Eichele for SUST 210

When I first began using the Elgin O’Hare expressway here in the Chicago region, the road was not heavily congested during rush hour or any other time. 468 more words

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Beekeeping: Making Honey in its Purest Form

by Ardena Doss for SUST 210

Healthy eating has become more then a buzzword. Communities are finding ways to grow organic foods and to service their neighboring communities. 459 more words

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Flood Water Mitigation For Park Ridge IL

by Oskar Bednarek for SUST 210

Residents in the Chicago suburbs of Niles and Park Ridge have to contend with super storms and flood waters on what seems like a yearly basis. 612 more words

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