Stories about "Sustainability"
First-years asked to act on climate change as academic year begins

Thursday, August 27, 2009 11:42 am

As Bates College prepares for the start of its 144th academic year, the college is asking its 470 arriving first-year students to join together in researching and taking action on carbon emissions and climate change.

Abroad Experience

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 10:09 am

Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience

The competitive bottled-water industry

Friday, August 7, 2009 9:11 am

Fox Business interviews Bryan Pullen, CEO of Summit Spring, provider of bottled water to Bates.

Fyn, Denmark

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 3:15 pm

This was shot in April 2007 on the island of Fyn.

Students give up their summer to fight global warming

Saturday, July 25, 2009 9:49 am

The Eagle-Tribune of Massachusetts reports on a group of college students, including...

'Guiding Stars' supermarket program, used at Bates, gets a tweak, Associated Press reports

Thursday, July 16, 2009 3:39 pm

The Associated Press on July 7, 2009, reports a tweak to the...

Clean Sweep sets record, raising more than $21,000 for local nonprofits

Thursday, July 2, 2009 1:03 pm

Bates' ninth annual Clean Sweep, a "garage sale" of usable goods donated by departing students that was held June 20, raised a record $21,400 in proceeds that will be divided among local nonprofit organizations.

Bottled up

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Festooned with empty plastic bottles, this tree in the Fireplace Lounge of...

Bates' ninth annual Clean Sweep benefits environment, nonprofits

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 3:21 pm

Bates College's ninth annual Clean Sweep sale takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at the college's Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Mylius '11 helps lead Bates to victory — victory gardening, that is

Friday, May 22, 2009 3:06 pm

For the first time since the mid-1990s, Bates' lush summer plantings will include a garden dedicated solely to providing food for Dining Services. For her environmental studies internship, Molly Mylius '11 helped Bill Bergevin, the college's longtime landscape coordinator, build an herb garden near Commons.

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