Stories about "Sustainability"
Sunday, October 5, 2008 12:00 pm
The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine used Bates' sustainability efforts in a story about what has the current generation of college students fired up: "They're all about green, focused on saving energy, serving organic and local food, and reducing carbon emissions."
Friday, October 3, 2008 12:00 pm
Thanks to an anonymous $2.5 million gift, Bates College is refocusing its food-services mission on 'nourishing body and mind' and serving more organic and locally grown fare in the dining hall.
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates College sophomore Carolyn Silva-Sanchez invites the Lewiston-Auburn community to see the judging of a contest for creative uses of recyclable bottles and cans.
Friday, September 19, 2008 12:49 pm
One of the most prominent advocates for changing the culture of eating in the United States, Pollan has expressed a food philosophy stunning in its reach and simplicity: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."
Friday, September 12, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates' purchase of local food is helping Maine farmers and food providers.
Tuesday, September 2, 2008 12:00 pm
An unusual donation of $2.5 million to Bates College has increased the college's already high use of local, organic and natural food.
Thursday, August 21, 2008 12:00 pm
The Foxboro (Mass.) Reporter profiled George Young '73, who is retiring as health agent in the town of Foxborough after 20 years.
Friday, August 8, 2008 12:00 pm
Despite wet weather, a steady trickle of Bates faculty and staff arrived between Pettengill Hall and the new dining Commons Aug. 7 to test drive two low-speed electric vehicles: a four-seater car and a small truck.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates College has been notified it received a top score, along with 10 other U.S. colleges and universities, in a "Green Rating" system developed by test preparation organization Princeton Review and ecoAmerica.
Monday, July 7, 2008 12:00 pm
Recent research by Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis shows the benefits of removing a hydropower dam on Maine's Kennebec River 10 years ago.