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The EC Sustainability Newsletter is published by the Sustainability Advisory Committee and sent to the campus community through EC mail. Recommendations for upcoming newsletters may be sent to sustainable@elmhurst.edu.

All newsletters are in a pdf format.

2014
September
Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact award, AASHE Conference and The 1871 Garden blossoms.

May
Recent campus recycling results, Electrical consumption down on campus, Sustainability Committee sponsors first seed exchange, Study on changing your printing font.

2013
December
Improvements to campus copiers, printers and paper usage, Cool Cities Coalition report and Household recycling tips.

September
Results from food scrap composting grant, Campus hosts its first no-waste lunch, Three Sisters garden harvest report.

May
Earth Day Celebration, Grant for food scrap recycling and reducing vehicle idling on campus.

February
College recognized for food scrap composting program.

2012
September
Composting update, The Living Green Team and reducing paper use on campus.

April
Update about our carbon footprint results and EC Recycling Extravaganza.

March
Cafeteria "waste audit," what and how much we recycle and World Water Day.

January
Information about the IEPA Landfill Ban and October 2011 Electronics Recycling results.

2011
December
The Illinois Sustainable College and University Symposium and seven ways to save the seas.

September
Elmhurst joins Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact, duplex printing saves paper.

May
Repurposing coffee grounds, electronics recycling event results and what you can recycle on campus.

March
Our greenhouse gas inventory, electronics recycling, and electric vehicles come to campus.

2010
November
Campus recycling news, Arboretum management efforts, new advisory committee members.

April
The health effects of plastic, new life for old bags and tips to reduce your plastic consumption.

March
World Water Day, water pollution statistics and conservation tips.

January 11
Composting on campus and energy conservation tips.

January 19
Campus recycling news, what is upcycling and sustainable dining choices.

2009
December
Energy conservation tips for work and home.

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