The Suffolk Journal

Suffolk drops ball on sustainability efforts, looks to recover initiatives

Suffolk drops ball on sustainability efforts, looks to recover initiatives

Hannah Arroyo and Kyle Crozier

March 2, 2018

Five years and four presidents later, the programs put in place by Suffolk University’s former Sustainability Coordinator Erica Mattison have all but disappeared. Among Mattison’s projects that are no longer active at Suffolk is the Eco Ambassador program that allowed students to work in their...

New students surveyed on sustainability awareness, interest

Soleil Barros

October 19, 2011

This fall, Suffolk Sustainability conducted its second annual survey of new students in order to find out about their level of awareness, interest and feedback regarding the campus’ environmental initiatives.   The Suffolk University Sustainability Committee paired with the Enrollment Research...

Suffolk graded green by Princeton Review

Photo courtesy of Erica Mattison

Angela Bray

June 6, 2011

Suffolk University has been named one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges for a second consistent year in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges.   “It is an honor for Suffolk University to be included in the Princeton Review’s guide,” said Erica...

Dump and Run collects items, prevents waste

Students collect items for last year's program at 150 Tremont

Michael Christina

April 7, 2011

For the past four years Suffolk University has worked with an organization called “Dump and Run”. The relationship, started by Campus Sustainability Coordinator Erica Mattison, was intended to reduce waste at the university and provide students with an easy way to contribute items as they prepare...

Campus kicks off sustainability competition

Photo by Sarina Tracy

Sarina Tracy

February 9, 2011

Five-time Suffolk mainstay RecycleMania kicked off Monday with Suffolk Sustainability and the university’s community. The event was held in Archer’s Munce Conference Room. RecycleMania is a 10-week national waste reduction and recycling competition. Founded in 2001, RecycleMania only had two ...

Eat local, eat natural

Kendra Samuel

October 7, 2010

Kendra Samuel Journal Staff The skies opened up and the rain cleared just in time for Boston’s Local Food Festival, which took Arranged in no particular order, the festival stretched across the Fort Point Channel, filled with small samplers and pamphlets galore. Each booth had a wide variety o...

A note from our Campus Sustainability Coordinator

February 3, 2010

Article by: Erica Mattison Suffolk has several exciting environmental initiatives taking place this semester.  In tough economic times, it becomes all the more apparent that we must be conscious of our use of natural resources.   The Suffolk University Sustainability Committee is dedicated to ...

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