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Friday

November 22, 2013
3:21 pm

From blue bin to Beyoncé, 2013 Trashion Show is a sensation

Pitting students, staff and other Bates folks against one another in a friendly quest to make recycling fashion-forward, the Trashion Show takes place every year before November break.

From blue bin to Beyoncé, 2013 Trashion Show is a sensation

Friday

March 4, 2011
10:22 am

Campus Construction Update: March 4, 2011

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.

Friday

April 23, 2010
10:12 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of April 19, 2010

Writing this on Earth Day, Campus Construction Update is pleased to note that the Hedge and Roger Williams renovation project is showing some green.

Friday

February 12, 2010
4:09 pm

Student video shows the right way to recycle

By Kelly Cox  ’11 Stressing the importance of keeping recyclables out of trash and trash out of recyclables, Rob Little…

Thursday

October 1, 2009
12:59 pm

University Business honors Dining Services' commitment to sustainability, excellence

University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award for having the country’s best “self-operated dining program.”…

Wednesday

October 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Can we do it? Creativity contest to spur beverage container recycling

Bates College sophomore Carolyn Silva-Sanchez invites the Lewiston-Auburn community to see the judging of a contest for creative uses of recyclable bottles and cans.

Monday

December 17, 2001
3:36 pm

Bates called exemplary in 'green campus' survey

Its environmental policies and practices make Bates College a leader among American universities and colleges in a survey that the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) released in October.