Archives for "Sustainability"

Monday

November 30, 2009 6:04 pm

Slide show features Trashion Show 2009

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. The fourth annual Trashion Show, held Nov. 18 in the Gray…

Friday

November 20, 2009 3:18 pm

Trashion Show 2009: Refuse reused, in the swankiest way

Strutting down a vibrantly illuminated runway to blaring music played by student DJs, Kathryn Moraros ’10 modeled the winning creation: a 1950s-style cocktail dress layered with nonrecyclable tea bag packets. Other ensembles gracing the Gray Cage runway on a mild November evening were fashioned from unused tents, discarded printer paper, cardboard boxes, aluminum cans and duct tape. This was the fourth annual Trashion Show, held Nov. 18 following the Harvest Meal.

Tuesday

November 17, 2009 3:17 pm

Friedman '11 tapped by Sierra student group to advocate for tough climate treaty in Copenhagen

Robert Friedman, a Bates College junior, is one of 18 college students nationwide set to lobby international climate treaty negotiators next month on behalf of a Sierra Club youth organization.

Thursday

November 12, 2009 3:36 pm

Pizza Today reports on $5,000 Hobart sustainability grant

Pizza Today reports that the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability has awarded a $5,000 grant to Bates Dining Services for…

Wednesday

November 4, 2009 11:15 am

'Dealing with Climate Change'

Maine Public Broadcasting Network rebroadcast the Harward Center’s September Civic Forum panel, “Dealing with Climate Change: The Debate among Policy…

Monday

November 2, 2009 12:15 pm

Yearlong 'Bates Contemplates Food' initiative raised campus, community awareness of far-reaching issues

Inspired by the 2008 opening of its new dining Commons and a $2.5 million gift from an anonymous donor supporting organic, natural and farm-fresh food, Bates College devoted the 2008-09 academic year to reflecting on issues, from environmental impacts to food justice, around what and how we choose to eat.

Wednesday

October 28, 2009 4:36 pm

Video: 350 at New Commons

A video of table dancing at New Commons, organized by the student group Bates Energy Action Movement, has been posted…

Wednesday

October 21, 2009 3:43 pm

Lewiston-Auburn announces ’350.org’ climate-change awareness efforts

As climate activists worldwide take part in an International Day of Climate Action on Saturday, Oct. 24, Kennedy Park in downtown Lewiston will be the focus of local efforts supporting the cause.

Thursday

October 15, 2009 2:05 pm

USA Today notes Bates' inclusion on green honor roll

A sidebar item in USA Today notes Bates’ inclusion on the 2009 Green Rating Honor Roll published by The Princeton…

Tuesday

October 13, 2009 10:48 am

Grant, fellowship recognize food service sustainability

“Bates College stood out as a best-practice example showing a broad level of impact across many aspects of sustainability.”