Stories about "Sustainability"
Clean Sweep, Bates' mighty 'garage sale,' slated for June 18

Monday, June 6, 2011 4:43 pm

A "garage sale" on a massive scale that benefits the environment, community organizations and countless satisfied shoppers, Bates College's Clean Sweep returns for the 11th year at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Amandla! presents lecture on environmental racism

Friday, May 6, 2011 10:13 am

Activist Omar Freilla presents a talk on issues within the environmental movement at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the Keck Classroom (G52) in Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Sponsored by Amandla!, the event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Campus Construction Update: April 29, 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011 12:58 pm

"Wow" was the consensus among the dozen-plus faculty and staff on an April 26 tour of Hedge Hall led by project manager Paul Farnsworth and clerk of the works Chris Streifel.

Bates launches EcoService Day with green projects on, off campus

Monday, April 25, 2011 9:13 am

From the shores of the Androscoggin River to the slopes of Bradbury Mountain, dozens of Bates College students, staff and faculty will fan out through Lewiston-Auburn and beyond on Saturday, April 30, to give the environment a helping hand.

Campus Construction Update: April 18, 2011

Monday, April 18, 2011 10:55 am

Like cars and telephones, buildings are catching up rapidly to their human masters in the realm of intelligence. The renovated Roger Williams and Hedge halls, for instance, will wisely empower their occupants to stay comfortable without wasting energy.

The Burlington Free Press profiles artists and cheesemakers Sessions '99 and Bernhardt '99

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 11:11 am

Burlington Free Press correspondent Melissa Pasanen profiles Hannah Sessions ’99 and Greg...

Chevron's Lisa Barry '77 brings global energy insights to College Key residency

Friday, March 25, 2011 9:11 am

Lisa Barry '77, on campus March 23 and 24 as the 2011 College Key Distinguished Alumna in Residence, is vice president and general manager of Chevron government affairs.

Campus Construction Update: March 4, 2011

Friday, March 4, 2011 10:22 am

The renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls boasts a long list of environmentally sustainable measures. Discarded wood, for example, was chipped by the ton and burned as biomass fuel (with any nails left in the wood being picked up by magnets so the metal could be reused). But not all the old wood went up in smoke. Some will come back to Hedge and the Bill in the coming weeks.

Steeped in Trashion

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:27 am

Slide show: the 2010 Trashion Show.

A Day at the Ranch

Friday, February 11, 2011 9:23 am

An idyllic but hardly idle day at the Laramie River Dude Ranch of Bill Burleigh ’86 and family.

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