Stories about "Sustainability"
Student video shows the right way to recycle

Friday, February 12, 2010 4:09 pm

By Kelly Cox  ’11 Stressing the importance of keeping recyclables out of...

Indigenous Delights

Monday, December 21, 2009 1:01 pm

A collaboration between Dining Services and Multicultural Affairs, Bitsoie’s program was designed to increase representation of Native American culture on campus. (Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, and Maine’s Indian tribes are working together to draw more Native American students into college.)

Louder than Words

Friday, December 18, 2009 3:59 pm

As they advance the greening of Bates, the EcoReps know that it's all about the visuals.

Bates researcher’s lake study wins federal support

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 3:59 pm

Thanks to National Science Foundation funding awarded this fall, environmental studies professor Holly Ewing and collaborators from Dartmouth and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies are investigating lake eutrophication and especially the role of a particular cyanobacterium.

Slide show features Trashion Show 2009

Monday, November 30, 2009 6:04 pm

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. The fourth annual...

Trashion Show 2009: Refuse reused, in the swankiest way

Friday, November 20, 2009 3:18 pm

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.

Pizza Today reports on $5,000 Hobart sustainability grant

Thursday, November 12, 2009 3:36 pm

Pizza Today reports that the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability has awarded...

‘Dealing with Climate Change’

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 11:15 am

Maine Public Broadcasting Network rebroadcast the Harward Center’s September Civic Forum panel,...

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

Monday, November 2, 2009 12:15 pm

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.

Video: 350 at New Commons

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 4:36 pm

A video of table dancing at New Commons, organized by the student...

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