Stories about "Sustainability"
Friday, February 26, 2010 10:17 am
Burning biomass to provide the Bates College campus with heat and some electricity is key to the college's new Climate Action Plan, which anticipates carbon neutrality across the Bates enterprise by 2020.
Friday, February 12, 2010 4:09 pm
By Kelly Cox ’11 Stressing the importance of keeping recyclables out of...
Monday, December 21, 2009 1:01 pm
A collaboration between Dining Services and Multicultural Affairs, Bitsoie’s program was designed to increase representation of Native American culture on campus. (Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, and Maine’s Indian tribes are working together to draw more Native American students into college.)
Friday, December 18, 2009 3:59 pm
As they advance the greening of Bates, the EcoReps know that it's all about the visuals.
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 3:59 pm
Thanks to National Science Foundation funding awarded this fall, environmental studies professor Holly Ewing and collaborators from Dartmouth and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies are investigating lake eutrophication and especially the role of a particular cyanobacterium.
Monday, November 30, 2009 6:04 pm
* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. The fourth annual...
Friday, November 20, 2009 3:18 pm
Strutting down a vibrantly illuminated runway to blaring music played by student DJs, Kathryn Moraros '10 modeled the winning creation: a 1950s-style cocktail dress layered with nonrecyclable tea bag packets. Other ensembles gracing the Gray Cage runway on a mild November evening were fashioned from unused tents, discarded printer paper, cardboard boxes, aluminum cans and duct tape. This was the fourth annual Trashion Show, held Nov. 18 following the Harvest Meal.
Thursday, November 12, 2009 3:36 pm
Pizza Today reports that the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability has awarded...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 11:15 am
Maine Public Broadcasting Network rebroadcast the Harward Center’s September Civic Forum panel,...
Yearlong 'Bates Contemplates Food' initiative raised campus, community awareness of far-reaching issues
Monday, November 2, 2009 12:15 pm
Inspired by the 2008 opening of its new dining Commons and a $2.5 million gift from an anonymous donor supporting organic, natural and farm-fresh food, Bates College devoted the 2008-09 academic year to reflecting on issues, from environmental impacts to food justice, around what and how we choose to eat.