Stories about "Sustainability"
Clean Sweep cleans up: Sale proceeds are nearly double last year's

Thursday, June 28, 2007 11:58 am

The seventh annual Clean Sweep, the Bates College "garage sale" of appliances, furnishings, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised some $17,648 in proceeds that were divided among 18 local school and nonprofit organizations.

Environment, local nonprofits to benefit from June 16 Clean Sweep sale

Friday, June 8, 2007 11:41 am

Clean Sweep, Bates College's seventh annual "garage sale" of electronics, furnishings, bikes, toys and other goods donated by departing students, takes place Saturday, June 16, at the college's Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

'Green Horizons,' Bates' summer exhibition, examines sustainability

Monday, May 21, 2007 4:32 pm

With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Bates celebrates Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards

Wednesday, May 9, 2007 1:14 pm

Twelve individuals and organizations, recipients of the first Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnership Awards, were recently recognized in a celebration at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

College joins nationwide carbon-neutrality pact

Wednesday, March 7, 2007 3:12 pm

Bates College is one of eight colleges and universities in Maine, and more than 100 nationwide, to sign an agreement to become "carbon neutral" — that is, to reduce institutional emissions of carbon-based greenhouse gases such that they no longer increase the atmospheric total of such gases.

U.S. Rep. Michaud takes 'green' tour of college

Monday, February 26, 2007 4:12 pm

"What I see happening here at Bates is definitely going in the right direction," said U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud, D-Maine, during a "green tour" of Bates Feb. 20.

College takes part in national recycling competition

Friday, February 2, 2007 11:28 am

In January, for the first time, Bates College joined more than 200 colleges and universities across the United States in RecycleMania, a 10-week recycling and waste minimization competition.

College receives national recognition for community partnerships

Monday, January 22, 2007 2:44 pm

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recently selected Bates College for its new Community Engagement Classification, created to recognize colleges and universities that have institutionalized community engagement in their endeavors.

EPA honors for leadership in renewable energy use

Friday, November 3, 2006 4:23 pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Bates College for its leading role in the use of electricity from renewable sources, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced.

Multicultural Center presents 'Earth: Saviors and Sustainers'

Friday, November 3, 2006 1:20 pm

The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents a one-day environmental symposium titled "Earth: Saviors and Sustainers" on Saturday, Nov. 4, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

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