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Fatty’s Pub and Grill

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312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
https://www.fattysniu.com

April 2020

STEM Café: Trash Talk: Rethinking Recycling

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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If you put a used plastic bottle, food carton or cereal box in your recycling bin, what happens to it? You might be surprised to hear that many of the recyclable products we use actually end up in incinerators or landfills, instead of being recycled. As international recycling markets break down and environmental crises overwhelm us, how can we rethink recycling, reducing and reusing? Courtney Gallaher, Associate Professor in the NIU Department of Geographic and Atmospheric Sciences and the Center…

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May 2020

STEM Café: Eating in the 21st Century: A Look at Health and Sustainability

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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Event Description We know that diets rich in plant-based foods, such as the Planetary Health diet and the Plant Forward diet, are good for us and the planet. As we face a growing world population and increases in nutrition-related diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, how can we change our eating habits to benefit our health and the environment? And how can we make healthy choices in our busy lives when we rely on eating out and ordering in?…

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