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A community of problem-solvers

Through imagination and dedication, students are helping to develop a more sustainable and socially just institution. Learn how your peers are helping the cause and how you can get involved.

Student initiatives

Northeastern student groups

Join one of the many environmental student groups on campus.

Climate Justice action plan

Take part in the planning initiative to make Northeastern carbon free.

Student sustainability committee

Connect and collaborate with the student community.

Featured student projects

Even In Winter, Campus Gardens Grow Fresh Produce – And A New Community

Evan Fear, a third-year science major, wanted to create a raised bed on the roof of his apartment. What he built instead is a flourishing campus community focused on sharing fresh vegetables.

A Tale of Two Bins – Trash 2 Treasure

Northeastern University’s student-run organization, Trash 2 Treasure diverts waste by collecting and reselling belongings that students would otherwise throw away during the move-out process at the end of each semester.

Student Architects Lead the Way on a New Wave of Campus Furniture

Northeastern University architecture students design pieces of furniture that can be added to outdoor campus spaces to foster a sense of community and bring people together.

Short-term ways to get involved

Climate Justice and Sustainability - Tunnel Art Competition

The Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub is hosting a student competition to design an original art piece that visualizes one of the themes of climate justice action. The winners of this competition will receive a cash prize, along with seeing their artwork added to the walls of the tunnel system under the Boston campus.

Participate In Soil Sampling

Help create a soil quality database for the Northeastern Arboretum by gathering samples throughout campus.

Donate Unused Items

Help divert waste created during student move-out by donating your unused belongings to Trash2Treasure.


Help strengthen our community by volunteering