Stories about "Sustainability"
Bates partners with Zipcar to bring car-sharing to campus

Wednesday, September 5, 2007 8:24 am

Bates College and Zipcar, the world's largest car-sharing service, have announced a partnership to make Zipcars available on campus to faculty, staff and students as an environmentally friendly alternative to the costs and hassles of keeping a car on campus.

Campus Construction Update of Aug. 13, 2007: The opening of 280 College Street

Friday, August 17, 2007 8:57 am

With its first occupants scheduled to move in later in the day, the new Bates student housing was introduced to the community with speeches and tours during the morning of Aug. 17.

Muskie Archives opens historic Androscoggin River data to researchers

Wednesday, August 8, 2007 9:14 am

The papers of a Bates College professor who spent decades studying pollution in the Androscoggin River -- pollution that prompted the federal Clean Water Act of 1972 -- are newly accessible to researchers.

Lewiston recognized as 'All-America City'

Friday, July 20, 2007 11:19 am

This summer, Lewiston has received national recognition by becoming one of 10 municipalities designated an "All-America City" in an annual competition sponsored by the National Civic League.

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.

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