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Recycling, Waste, & Materials Reduction at Northeastern

The sixth installment of this sustainability pop-up seminar / course focuses on expanding education and access to recycling and composting. This week features guest speakers: Sheila Puffer, University Distinguished Professor, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, and Susan Higgins, Associate Director of Materials and Recycling.


This open seminar is also available to enroll in as a pop-up, for-credit course (INPR 2183). For more details on the different options for course engagement please visit the course website. This class can be attended IN-PERSON in 305 Shillman Hall or VIRTUALLY via Zoom. Register here: 


Zoom Registration


Weekly Topics:

9/14 - Sustainability, Resilience, and Climate Change

9/21 - Energy Efficiency and Energy Management

9/28 - Energy Resilience

10/5 - Climate Justice

10/12 - Sustainable Food Systems

10/19 - Recycling, Waste, and Materials Reduction

10/26 - Campus Ecology

For more details on each seminar, visit

Dial-In Information

If participating virtually, use the Zoom Registration link in the course description or on the course website.

Tuesday, October 19 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Shillman Hall, 305 115 Forsyth St, Boston, MA 02115